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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Brutal flu season claims more than 150 lives across Dallas-Fort Worth

    Written by

    Dana Branham, Breaking news reporter
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    Dallas County
    83
    A fourth pediatric death was reported Thursday in Dallas County, bringing the season's toll to 83.

    That's more than four times the 17 flu-related deaths reported in the entire 2016-17 season, health officials said.

    The most recent victim was an 16-year-old with a high-risk health condition who died after complications from the seasonal flu.
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    https://www.dallasnews.com/news/publ...las-fort-worth

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Collin County
    24
    Collin County had reported 24 flu deaths as of late March. All the victims were adults, chief epidemiologist Jawaid Asghar said

    Tarrant County
    34
    Tarrant County reported 33 flu deaths as of April, a health department spokesman said
    https://www.dallasnews.com/news/publ...las-fort-worth


    Bexar: 2
    Collin: 24
    Dallas: 82
    Denton: 13
    El Paso: 20
    Galveston: 2
    Harris (including Houston): 7
    Hays: 1
    McLennan: 2
    Midland: 7
    Montgomery: 3
    Parker: 1
    Tarrant: 34
    Travis (including Austin): 49

    Total: 247

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Denton County reports another flu-related death
    Posted by Mark Smith Date: Friday, April 13, 2018Leave a comment

    Denton County Public Health reported Friday the thirteenth influenza-associated death, an adult, in the county for the 2017-2018 flu season.
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    http://www.crosstimbersgazette.com/2...related-death/

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Flu season is Travis County?s deadliest on record, data shows
    METRO-STATE By Katie Hall - American-Statesman Staff 0


    Posted: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, April 08, 2018

    Highlights
    49 people have died from the flu in Travis County this season.

    This has been the deadliest flu season by far since county officials first began tracking flu deaths in 2009.
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    https://www.mystatesman.com/news/loc...8nWCJGGa0I3eL/

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Dallas County Reports Two More High-Risk Flu-Related Deaths

    Published at 4:29 PM CDT on Apr 6, 2018 | Updated at 4:36 PM CDT on Apr 6, 2018

    There have been more than 100 flu-related deaths in North Texas during the 2017-2018 flu season.
    Two people with high-risk health conditions are dead after developing complications from the seasonal flu, Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms.

    The deaths bring the total number of flu-related deaths in the county to 82 for the 2017-2018 season.

    The patients were a 33-year-old from Lewisville and a 77-year-old from Dallas. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information.
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    https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/D...479013693.html

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    UPDATE: FLU-RELATED DEATHS CLIMB TO 20 IN EL PASO
    MONIKAApril 5, 2018

    Another person falls victim to the flu raising the death toll in El Paso to twenty.

    The most recent patient was a man in his 50s who had the flu and had no underlying medical conditions
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    http://kisselpaso.com/update-flu-rel...20-in-el-paso/

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    DCHHS reports third pediatric death of the flu-season
    80th case of season

    DALLAS (April 3 2018) ? Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting an 11-year-old Dallas County resident with a high-risk health condition has died after complications from the seasonal flu. This is the third pediatric death in Dallas County for the 2017-2018 flu season, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths to 80. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information.
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    http://www.dallascounty.org/departme...deathdchhs.php

    150 North Texans And Thousands Across State Have Died From The Flu This Season
    By MOLLY EVANS ? 1 MINUTE AGO
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    One person in Parker County, 12 people in Denton County, 24 in Collin County, 33 in Tarrant County and 80 in Dallas County have died from the virus.
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    http://keranews.org/post/150-north-t...ied-flu-season

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    19th flu related death reported in El Paso
    By: Staff Report
    Posted: Mar 21, 2018 01:33 PM MDT

    Updated: Mar 21, 2018 01:33 PM MDT


    El Paso, TX - El Paso's Department of Public Health says there has been another flu-related death, the 19th this season in El Paso. The victim was a woman in her 50s with underlying medical conditions.
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    http://www.kvia.com/lifestyle/health...paso/719355254

    DCHHS reports four additional flu-related deaths of season

    75th, 76th, 77th and 78th cases

    DALLAS (March 12, 2018) ? Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting four additional flu-related deaths in Dallas County totaling 78 flu-related deaths for the 2017-2018 season. The patients range in age from 87 to 93 and were residents of Dallas. All patients had high risk health conditions and died after complications from the seasonal flu. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information.

    Case
    Age
    Residence
    75th
    92
    Dallas
    76th
    90
    Dallas
    77th
    87
    Dallas
    78th
    93
    Dallas
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    http://www.dallascounty.org/departme...8fludeaths.php
    DCHHS reports second pediatric death of the flu-season

    79th case

    DALLAS (March 21, 2018) ? Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting an 8-year-old Dallas County resident with a high-risk health condition has died after complications from the seasonal flu. This is the second pediatric death in Dallas County for the 2017-2018 flu season, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths to 79. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information.
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    http://www.dallascounty.org/departme...deathdchhs.php

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    March 12 DCHHS reports four additional flu-related deaths of season
    http://www.dallascounty.org/departme...ssreleases.php

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    March 8, 2018 NEWS RELEASE
    18 Flu-Related Deaths Reported Including El Paso Toddler
    El PASO, Texas ? The City of El Paso Department of Public Health confirms that the number of flu-related deaths in El
    Paso has climbed to 18 with a small child being one of the latest victims of the virus.
    A woman in her 40s is the first flu-related death involving an individual without underlying medical conditions. A boy
    under the age of five also died and was listed with only one medical condition. A woman in her 60?s who had underlying
    medical conditions has become the 18 flu-related death in El Paso this season. The table below describes all 18 confirmed
    flu-related cases reported so far this season.
    1. Female 50?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    2. Male 90?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    3. Male 90?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    4. Male 80?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    5. Male 80?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    6. Female 80?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    7. Female 70?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    8. Male 80?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    9. Male 80?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    10 Male 50?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    11. Female 70?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    12. Female 70?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    13. Male 80?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    14. Male 60?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    15. Female 50?s Underlying Medical Conditions
    NEW 16. Female 40?s No Underlying Medical Conditions
    NEW 17. Male Under 5 Underlying Medical Condition
    NEW 18. Female 60?s Underlying Medical Conditions
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    https://www.elpasotexas.gov/~/media/...el%20paso.ashx

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    March 12 DCHHS reports four additional flu-related deaths of season
    http://www.dallascounty.org/departme...ssreleases.php

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    El Paso?s Flu-Related Death Tally Now at 18, Including Toddler
    Staff Report March 8, 2018


    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health confirms that the number of flu-related deaths in El Paso has climbed to 18 with a small child being one of the latest victims of the virus.
    A woman in her 40s is the first flu-related death involving an individual without underlying medical conditions.

    Additionally, a boy under the age of five also died and was listed with only one medical condition; and a woman in her 60?s ? who had underlying medical conditions ? has become the 18 flu-related death in El Paso this season.
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    https://elpasoheraldpost.com/18-flu-...-paso-toddler/

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    DCHHS reports two additional flu-related deaths of season
    73rd and 74th cases
    DALLAS (March 5, 2018) ? Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting two additional flu-related deaths in Dallas County totaling 74 flu-related deaths for the 2017-2018 season. The patients were 66 and 94-years-old. Both patients had high risk health conditions and died after complications from the seasonal flu. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information.



    Case Age Residence

    73rd 66 Dallas

    74th 94 Dallas
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    http://www.dallascounty.org/departme...ths73and74.php


    Bexar: 2
    Collin: 14
    Dallas: 74
    Denton: 12
    El Paso: 15
    Galveston: 2
    Harris (including Houston): 7
    Hays: 1
    McLennan: 2
    Midland: 7
    Montgomery: 3
    Parker: 1
    Tarrant: 33
    Travis (including Austin): 45

    Total: 218

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    45 dead from flu in TravCo
    Austin Public Health official says the flu season could be improving
    KLBJ Newsroom
    Mar. 01, 2018


    In Travis County alone, 45 people have died in this Flu season. While state health officials warn the worst has yet to come, Travis County Health Authority Doctor Phil Huang say the local data shows the possibility of the opposite.
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    http://www.newsradioklbj.com/news/au...ead-flu-travco

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Health Department: 2 more flu-related deaths in El Paso
    Posted: Mar 01, 2018 02:47 PM MST

    Updated: Mar 01, 2018 02:48 PM MST


    El PASO, Texas - The Department of Public Health for the City of El Paso announced Thursday the number of flu-related deaths in our area has reached 15.

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    A man in his 60s and a woman in her 50s - both with underlying medical conditions - died this week.
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    http://www.kvia.com/lifestyle/health...paso/709591360

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