Influenza

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John Silva
April 25, 2019 - 5:02 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Flu continues to hold tough in Connecticut. According to the state Department of Public Health, activity continues to remain widespread. Experts say that's because the season hit in two waves this year. In fact, its the longest season in the last five years. If there's any...
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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
February 21, 2019 - 5:14 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Latest numbers on the flu in Connecticut are out from the state Department of Public Health. DPH says for the week ending last Saturday, four people died from flu complications, for a total of 29 so far this season. That's considerably less than the 97 deaths that were...
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John Silva
January 31, 2019 - 4:46 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health reports three additional deaths attributed to influenza so far this year. That brings to 14, the number who have died from flu during the current season which began in August. DPH reports of those who have died, nine were aged 65 or...
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John Silva
January 24, 2019 - 4:33 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health has released the latest numbers regarding influenza activity. There were three flu-associated deaths last week. DPH says as of last Saturday, there had been a total of 11 flu-related deaths in Connecticut. Of that number, eight people...
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Matt Dwyer
November 29, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Click here for a list of free and low cost flu vaccinatoin clinics. (WTIC-AM) -- Free or low-cost flu vaccination clinics are scheduled for the next two weekends at locations across the state, as virus activity increases. Local health departments and the state Department of Public Health are...
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