Health
12:32 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

11 More Flu Deaths In Oklahoma, Bringing Total To 44 This Season

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Eleven more people have died from the flu over the past week, bringing the total number of Oklahomans who have died to 44 since Sept. 29.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health posted its latest update on its website Thursday.

52 more people were hospitalized with the flu, bringing the total number to hospitalizations to 1,076 this season.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says flu activity is widespread across most of the country, and the elevated activity will likely continue for the next few weeks.

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