Flu Deaths Ci 9/25/19 17:00
The Santa Clara county public health director is recommends getting a flu shot early this year.
The recommendation came after two deaths this month caused by influenza. An adult, younger than 65 with a chronic illness and a healthy child younger than 18 died from the flu. It’s believed the child likely contracted the flu while traveling outside the u.s.
So far this year across California, at least 20 flu deaths occurred between may and September, the flu’s off-season, according to the California Department of Public Health.