Flu-related deaths in Alabama continue to rise

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The Alabama Department of Public Health now says 100 possible flu-related deaths have been reported to the state.

New numbers released by the state on Wednesday show that 5 adult cases are now confirmed by laboratory tests. Two pediatric deaths had already been confirmed.

Among the 100 cases reported statewide, eight are in Southwestern Alabama, including one case in Mobile County.


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