California’s Flu-Related Death Toll Reaches 302
On Friday, state health department officials announced that as of Feb. 21 302 state residents -- including six children and one pregnant woman -- have died after contracting influenza. The number of flu-related deaths is significantly higher than last year's flu season when a total of 106 individuals died from flu-related illnesses.
- "Flu Season Slowing, 302 Dead So Far This Season" (Aguilera, "KPCC News," KPCC, 2/28).
- "State Flu Deaths Up to 302, but New Cases Tapering Off" (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 2/28).