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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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As flu spreads, NHRMC steps up safeguards

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videoAs the flu continues to spread in North Carolina, the area's largest health care provider is taking steps to protect patients. Full story...
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5 more people die from flu in NC; total now 27

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State health officials say five more people have died from the flu in North Carolina, bringing the state total for the season to 27. Full story...
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Infant from eastern North Carolina dies of flu

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videoState health officials say an infant from eastern North Carolina is the first child to die from the flu during the 2013-14 season. The NC Department of Health and Human Services reported that the child died Monday due to complications associated with the flu. Full story...
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State health officials report 21st flu death in NC

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State health officials report the death toll from the seasonal flu outbreak has risen to 21, leading to a renewed call for residents across North Carolina to get vaccinated. Full story...
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13 people dead from flu in NC this season

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State officials say 13 people in North Carolina have died from the flu, with five deaths occurring last week. Full story...
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