Health Officials Report Four More Dallas County Flu Deaths

Dallas County Health and Human Services said Monday that the county has seen four more flu-related deaths, bringing the total for the year to 78. The patients, which already carried high-risk health conditions, died after complications related to the flu. The ages of the four were 66, 94, 92, and 90. “Flu season has not ended therefore individuals in (high-risk) groups should continue to take precaution,” Dr. Christopher Perkins, DCHHS health authority and medical director, said in a statement. Flu-related deaths were heaviest in Dallas County during January, but this season’s strand has continued to produce problems. Type A flu… Full Story