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By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Eighth San Diego flu death reported; cases jump again

 

Last updated 1/2/2020 at 1:06am



An additional influenza death was reported in the San Diego region, bringing this season’s total to eight, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced, Dec. 24.

The 70-year-old San Diego man died Dec. 19 from influenza A Pandemic H1N1 and had underlying medical conditions.

Also, the percentage of people with influenza-like illness at local emergency departments nearly doubled, jumping to 7% after holding steady at 4% for several weeks.

“Influenza can be life-threatening, especially for the elderly, the very young and people with underlying medical conditions,” said M. Winsto...



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