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Flu Epidemic Claims Two More Lives In The Houston Area

CDC officials said most flu seasons last up to 20 weeks and they expect to see increased flu activity for another several weeks

CDC reports the flu is widespread across America this year and possibly won’t peak until March.

A nationwide flu outbreak is showing no sign of easing up as at least two more deaths associated with the flu have been reported in Harris and Galveston Counties, according to ABC13

In Harris County the number of flu-related deaths is now three, one more from what was reported last month, officials told ABC13. 

In Galveston County, officials said a 48-year-old woman died in late January after contracting the flu. The second death in that area this season.

According to click2houston.com, more than 3,500 confirmed cases of the flu have been reported in Galveston County this season.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the flu is widespread across America this year and possibly won’t peak until March.

 

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