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2nd NC child dies from flu complications

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State health officials say a second child in North Carolina has died of complications from the flu. The state Department of Health and Human Services reported the death on its website Friday. While neither the child's age nor identity have been released, the website reports the victim was between 5 and 17 years old and died last week. Full story...
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NC DHHS: First flu death reported

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videoState health officials confirm an elementary school-aged child in the central part of the state died from complications of an influenza infection. Full story...
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3 more die from flu in North Carolina

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At least three more people have died from the flu in North Carolina. State health officials said Thursday that the number of flu-related deaths this season has reached 103. Full story...
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North Carolina flu deaths reach 100

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State health officials say 100 people have died from flu in North Carolina this season. Officials said two people died from the flu last week, bringing the deaths from the viral illness to 100. Full story...
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Three more people die of the flu in North Carolina

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Three people died of the flu in North Carolina last week, down from the previous week and a sign that the illness is in decline. In all, the state Department of Health and Human Services says 85 people have died from the flu since the season began in November. Full story...
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Flu expert discusses deadly season across North Carolina

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videoThis winter has been a particularly tough flu season. Last week eight people in North Carolina died from complications associated with the flu, including one person in Pender County. "The flu is just not the common cold," NHRMC epidemiologist Dr. Paul Kamitsuka said. "It kills." Full story...
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North Carolina officials report 8 more flu deaths

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Health officials in North Carolina say eight more people died of flu-related illnesses last week, raising the death toll to 74 for the season dating back to November. Full story...
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Flu death reported in Pender County

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video Pender County says a 49-year-old died last week of complications from the flu. It's the first flu death in the county this flu season. Full story...
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10 more flu deaths in NC: season total at 56

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video Health officials say 10 more people died from the flu last week in North Carolina, bringing the death toll for the flu season up to 56. Full story...
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Five more flu deaths in NC

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videoState health officials say five more people died last week from flu-related illnesses in North Carolina, bringing the total this season to 33 statewide. Full story...
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