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Three more people have died from the flu in Delaware.

 

All three were from Kent County, were over the age of 50 and had underlying health issues.

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Three more people in Delaware have died from the flu.

 

These bring the number of flu-related deaths so far this season up to eight, according to the Division of Public Health (DPH).

 


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The flu has claimed two more lives in Delaware this season.

 


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Delaware’s Division of Public Health is reporting the first flu-related deaths of the 2018-2019 flu season.

State health officials say three people in Sussex County have died after contracting Influenza A.  All three had underlying health conditions.

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The influenza virus has not been especially active in Delaware so far this season despite getting an early start.

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A child in Delaware has caught the flu.

 

The state’s Division of Public Health reports a five-year-old from Sussex County is the first pediatric flu case in the 2018-2019 season.

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The flu season is now officially underway and the state and area hospitals are holding mass vaccination events.

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There are more indications flu season is getting a head start in the First State this year.

 

The season officially begins September 30th, but Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) says it’s already confirmed four flu cases.

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The First State is seeing an early start to flu season.

 

The state Division of Public Health (DPH) reports two lab-confirmed cases of influenza in Delaware, two weeks before flu season officially begins.

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The number of confirmed flu cases has dropped significantly in recent weeks, following a four week stretch of record breaking reports for flu in the First State. But the Department of Public Health is reporting three new flu-related deaths, placing the total at 34 for the season.

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