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Flu deaths increase to 278 across California
Orange County Register

The statewide death toll from influenza for people under age 65 this season has risen to 278, the California Department of Public Health has reported, with another 29 deaths under investigation. Six of those who died were children. Of the nearly 300 deaths statewide, the department reported seven confirmed flu deaths in Long Beach. This flu season continues to outpace last season.