Published: Fri, February 16, 2018
Medicine | By Melba Vasquez

17 more flu deaths reported in NC bringing season's total to 165

17 more flu deaths reported in NC bringing season's total to 165

The Tennessee Department of Health has been notified of eight pediatric deaths and one pregnancy-related death associated with seasonal flu during the 2017-2018 flu season.

This week, an Oklahoma County resident between 5 and 18 became the first individual under the age of 18 to die from the flu this season, according to the press release.

In an effort to reduce the number of hospitalizations and deaths, the OSDH is offering flu vaccinations statewide at no cost to recipients at all county health department sites.

She had not received a flu vaccine this season. Faculty and staff can receive the flu shot through their provided insurance.

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Cone, Novant, High Point Regional and Wake Forest Baptist announced in late January a limit of visitors to ages 13 and up to prevent the spread of the flu.

Earlier, South Carolina health officials said 22 more people have died from the flu in that state.

Both the cold and flu are viruses, meaning they can not be "cured" by antibiotics, and both will abate on their own timetables.

Health department records show that the vast majority of this season's flu-related fatalities, 105, were 65-years-old or older.

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"We are making this effort to ensure that everyone who would like a flu shot will be able to get one", Bradley said.

Information provided by Oklahoma State Department of Health.

People who have other conditions, such as heart disease or diabetes, are also susceptible to complications that result when the body is fighting against influenza.

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