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NC sees dramatic drop in spread of flu, other respiratory illnesses

Compared to past years, North Carolina has seen very low levels of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) this year, according to data reported to the department by seven of the state’s largest healthcare systems.

Why are flu cases and deaths significantly lower compared to last year?

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, flu numbers in North Carolina are significantly down compared to this time last year.

SC reports 1st flu death as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to rise in South Carolina, health officials have reported the first death from the flu in the state.

Doctors: Avoiding care due to COVID could be cause of 100,000 deaths nationwide

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken hundreds of thousands of lives nationwide, but doctors around the country and here in the Cape Fear are saying it could indirectly be a factor in hundreds of thousands of more deaths.

North Carolina reports first flu-related death of the 2020-21 season

Officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health on Thursday announced the first reported flu-related death of the 2020-21 flu season.

Drive-thru flu shots will be offered at these three Brunswick County schools

Later this month you'll be able to get a flu shot on the go at three Brunswick County schools.

Drive-up flu vaccines available in New Hanover County

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- New Hanover County Public Health officials say two New Hanover County residents died from COVID-19 this week, and...

How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and flu

Flu season comes every year, but this is the first time we're entering flu season while dealing with COVID-19. 

Flu and COVID-19: What local health experts encourage you do now

New Hanover County public health officials are getting ready for something they haven't encountered since 1918 -- a flu season during a pandemic.

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Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for ‘extremely dangerous’ murder suspect

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for allegedly murdering his estranged girlfriend.

Body of fourth tuber has been found in North Carolina river

The body of a fourth tuber has been found in a North Carolina river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went over a dam, local officials said Sunday.