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Kentucky Sees Its First Flu Death of Season
By Kentucky News Network
LEXINGTON - Kentucky has its first flu death of the season.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has confirmed one person has died from the flu in Lexington. That marks the first flu-related death in Kentucky so far as experts warn the commonwealth is in for a tough flu season.

Last season, state officials reported around 10-thousand cases of the flu and more than 300 deaths.

Health leaders are urging everyone six months or older get a flu shot. Those who are 65 or older are most at risk from the flu.


Published 03:58 AM, Tuesday Oct. 09, 2018
Updated 09:02 PM, Monday Oct. 08, 2018

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