Weekly Flu Update

ADH

The Arkansas Department of Health says over 400 positive flu tests so far this season.

Since September 30th there have been two deaths from the flu reported and both are adults between the ages of 45 and 64.

Last week, 28 counties reported influenza cases. The majority in the listening area coming from Cleburne and Jackson Counties.

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.

Health officials continue urging everyone to get a flu vaccine.     MORE

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