The total of flu-related deaths has reached 16 in North Carolina for the 2018-19 season, including three victims last week, state health officials reported Thursday.
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During Monday’s regular meeting, the McDowell County Commissioners took the first step in prohibiting smoking on the courthouse lawn.
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ASHEVILLE – The latest influenza-like illness (ILI) report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like illnesses in our regi…
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Mission Health is elevating its restrictions because of an increase in reported influenza-like illness throughout North Carolina. Effective im…
North Carolina experienced last week its largest fatality total to date for the 2017-18 flu season with an overall increase of 25 victims for the week that ended Jan. 20.
A second child in North Carolina has died from a flu-related illness during the 2017-18 flu season, state health officials said Thursday.