Cold and Flu
Flu deaths on decline in NC
Since spiking in late January and early February, the number of deaths linked to influenza has declined in North Carolina.
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Seven new flu -related deaths reported in NC last week
Seven more people died from the flu in North Carolina last week, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Health and Human Services.
Eight more flu -related deaths reported in NC; total climbs to 74
Eight more people died from the flu in North Carolina last week, according to data released by the state Department of Health and Human Services.
Officials take precautions after student's death from meningococcal disease
Fourteen people who may have been exposed to an East Chapel Hill High School student with meningococcal disease are being treated with antibiotics, Orange County Health Department officials said Thursday.
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Seven more flu -related deaths reported in NC
Seven more people died from the flu in North Carolina last week, according to data released by the state Department of Health and Human Services.
Ten more flu -related deaths reported in NC
Ten more people died from the flu in North Carolina last week, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Health and Human Services.
NC reports highest number of weekly flu deaths this season
State public health officials said Thursday that 11 people died of influenza in North Carolina last week, the highest weekly total this season.
Public health officials say flu hitting more young adults this year
At least six more flu -related deaths were reported in North Carolina last week, state health officials said Thursday, bringing the total this season to 33 statewide.The number of flu deaths in North Carolina continues to rise numbers released today. So 33 people have died so far and nearly half of them are young adults W -- -- -- is in the news or with the latest on. -- -- Did read the Health Department says the 33 flu deaths don't include any cases from this week we learned. Today that a child an -- county died yesterday from the flu . While 33 it may seem like a large number last year at this time where there were 41 -- the year before that only one. The other difference this year in the demographics -- isn't as -- in the demographics. Of those who are dying. Which is seeing a slightly different picture of the flu this year than last year. And that's. The younger adults younger adults are more vulnerable. And those tend to be the folks who don't think that they really need a flu shot . And of course the number -- just don't tell the full story embrace the latest report. More than 300. Without -- 300 people came down with the flu last week alone 200 in the eighty of those. Where the dangerous H1N1 strain if you need it if you still need to get a flu shot W Ariel is here to help. Go to -- health and life drop down menu and look for flu resource is Debra doing offense in our newsroom thank you.