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A 29-year-old Raleigh woman has died from "an apparent cardiac event following complications from the flu."
An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease's highest death toll in at least four decades.
The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday.
State officials say flu-related deaths in North Carolina have reached a modern-day record this season.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that North Carolina saw three new flu deaths last week, bringing the total to 348 for the season.
Health officials in North Carolina say the death toll from the flu for the 2017-18 season has increased its record-setting total to 342.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that North Carolina saw 8 new flu deaths last week, bringing the total to 328 for the season.
As the number of flu cases drop, New Hanover Regional Medical Center has lifted restrictions on children visiting the hospital.
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