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John Silva
March 21, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The number of people who've died from the flu in Connecticut this season now stands at 55. This, according to the state Department of Public Health, which reports 11 additional deaths in its report for the week ending March 16. DPH also reports flu activity in the state...
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John Silva
March 14, 2019 - 5:07 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Publich Health reports widespread flu activity continues. DPH reports four additional deaths from complications of flu in the last week. There've been 38 deaths since the season started last August. At this time last year, there were already well...
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AP
March 01, 2019 - 11:04 am
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's chief medical examiner says the startling increase in fatal fentanyl-related overdoses continued in the state during 2018, while total accidental overdose deaths decreased slightly. Dr. James Gill released last year's accidental overdose data Friday. He says...
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