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Flu Death Toll Rises To 12

(Las Vegas, NV) — The Southern Nevada Health District is receiving more reports of influenza-related deaths.

Since the beginning of this flu season, 12 people have died.  Three of the deaths were in young adults, including a pediatric patient, three were middle aged and  five were elderly individuals.

Officials say the illness can be avoided, and urge flu shots for everyone 6 months of age and older. They are available at many local pharmacies or from the Southern Nevada Health District.  More information is available at the Health District’s website.

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