Three Flu Related Deaths In Avery County


The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services says 200 people in the state have died from the flu this season.

There are 5,263 cases of influenza "A", around 38 per cent more than a year ago.

The majority (55%) of hospital admissions were due to the influenza B strain.

Past year there were a total of 194 cases for the season (November through June) and the data showed things were on track for a similar number this season.

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Three people have died from the flu in Avery County. He says it's still not too late to get a flu shot.

Hospitalizations are up 47 per cent with 2,438 people admitted to hospital with the flu. There have been over 6,200 confirmed cases of the flu, DPH said.

Health authorities in Saskatchewan said the province has seen a change in the strain of the virus, with the "B" strain becoming more prevalent.

According to the HSE, flu rates were widespread in Europe, with increasing activity reported in Eastern European countries.