Weekly Flu Update


Arkansas Department of Health officials say a second death linked to the current flu season has been reported.

The latest death occurred over the weekend to a person in the southwest part of the state who was between the ages of 45 and 64.

The first death occurred on October 16th, and was also a person betwen the ages of 45 to 64.

Last flu season was the worst the state has seen in the three decades when a total of 227 deaths were attributed to the illness.

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