Public health: one child - possibly two - dead from flu

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Two Guelph area children have died from the flu.

Health officials are now reporting fewer numbers in emergency rooms, but they say flu season is not even close to being over, and people who need to be the most cautious are the ones with pre-existing conditions.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has reported 513 cases and 11 deaths this flu season.

"Yes. It has been confirmed by the coroner that the second death was flu-related", WDG Public Health manager of communications Chuck Ferguson said in an email response to a Mercury Tribune inquiry.

The deaths are not related to any one school or going to school in general, said Ferguson.

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Officials are encouraging residents to get the flu shot.

To combat the increase in flu-B, the health department will offer free flu shots Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 4 to 6:30 its Public Health Clinic, 650 Newtown Pike.

"The influenza season is far from over, and it is not too late to get the flu shot".

"In the last week we have seen the highest number of new cases as well as the highest school absenteeism this season", she said.

Downes also stressed that this year's vaccine is still the best defense against infection despite its limited effectiveness against a certain strain of the virus, an influenza A subtype known as H3N2.



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