Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

Flu claims 5 more lives, tying highest death total ever recorded in Delaware

She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly risky strain of the flu could be behind us, now that the weather is beginning to warm up and people are spending less time cooped up in offices and close quarters.

In a statement, DPH Director Karyl Rattay said though her division believes the season has peaked, the flu will likely remain in the First State for a few more weeks.

The most recent deaths include two children or teenagers age 5 to 18 and three people who were 65 and older.

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That type of flu overtook influenza A last month as the most common type in circulation in the state.

Experts say this strain of the flu is more aggressive and spreads more rapidly than others.

Brown says because this flu season has been particularly bad, it may help spur changes and developments in making better flu vaccines.

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While some administrators may have been discussing security publicly, details might be more hard to share for some others. Students across the USA are planning a 17-minute walkout beginning at 10 a.m.to honor the lives of those lost.

But health officials in Oregon, Minnesota, Texas, New Hampshire, Hawaii and the District of Columbia report that they're seeing only regional or local flu activity.

The 893 new cases bring the season total to 6,674 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases for the 2017-2018 season, the highest number of confirmed cases since record-keeping began in the 2004-2005 season.

Anyone interested in receiving a flu shot at no cost should contact the Garvin County Health Department at 405-238-7346, for clinic times and further information. And the season could end up lasting longer than expected, Haselow said.

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Simpson said the best ways to prevent the flu from spreading are by getting a flu shot, washing your hands, covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and staying home when you are sick.

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