News Headlines Article

California flu death toll rises to 95
Sacramento Business Journal

The number of flu deaths in California since the start of the season is up to 95. That’s up by 50 since last week, state health officials say. An additional 51 deaths are under investigation. Three of the 95 deaths so far are children. “The increasing number of influenza-related deaths points to the severity of this flu season,” Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health, said in a news release.