7 new flu deaths in North Carolina

February 27, 2014 3:09:11 PM PST
North Carolina health officials released new flu numbers Thursday, saying seven more people have died in the last week.

That brings the total number of deaths from flu-related complications statewide to 81 dating back to November.

Public health officials continue to urge those who have not been vaccinated yet to do so. Flu season can last well into April.

For more information on flu prevention and to find out where you can get a flu vaccination in your community, visit www.flu.nc.gov.

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