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Flu deaths continue to mount
San Diego Union-Tribune

A 27-year-old woman is among nine new flu-related deaths reported Wednesday by the county public health department. Public health officer Dr. Wilma Wooten said the woman had underlying health problems that contributed to her death, but said privacy laws prevent her from sharing the specifics.

“Generally the types of contributing conditions are things like heart disease, respiratory disease, even cancer,” Wooten said.