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State health officials say Delaware has seen three new flu-related deaths.

The Division of Public Health reports all three deaths linked to the flu came in the final week of March.

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The number of flu related deaths in Delaware this season is now into double digits.

The state’s Division of Public Health reports three new deaths linked to the flu.

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Flu season in Delaware shows no signs of letting up, with state health officials is reporting three more deaths associated with the flu.


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Division of Public Health reports two elderly men with underlying health conditions died from flu-related causes this month. One man was from New Castle County and the other from Kent County.

This recent bout of warm weather in the First State doesn’t seem to be slowing the spread of the flu virus.

 

The state saw 385 lab confirmed cases of influenza last week (February 12-18), which is a 60 percent jump from 238 cases the week before

 


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Delaware has its second flu-related death of the 2016-2017 season.

 

The latest victim is a 98-year-old New Castle County woman with multiple underlying medical conditions. 

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More Delawareans are realizing the importance of getting their children vaccinated, according to 2016 national health rankings.

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health has officially confirmed flu cases in all three counties of the state.

 

The first cases in New Castle County involve a 77-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man. The first case in Sussex County involves an infant.

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Flu season has officially arrived in the First State.

The Delaware’s Division of Public Health has its first lab-confirmed case of 2016-2017 season.

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) says there have been three more flu-related deaths for the 2015-2016 flu season, bringing the total to six.

 

The three fatalities - all in April - involved two older New Castle County residents and a middle aged Sussex County resident.  All three had underlying health conditions.

 

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