California’s Flu-Related Death Toll Rises to 243
On Friday, state health department officials announced that as of Feb. 7, 243 individuals across the state have died after contracting influenza. An additional 41 deaths are being investigated for possible links to the flu.
- "California Flu Deaths Up To 243" (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 2/14).
- "State: Flu-Related Death Toll Hits 243 as Hospitalizations Return to Normal" (Ivie, Contra Costa Times, 2/14).
- "Flu Deaths Rise Again but Pace Continues To Slow" (Aguilera, "KPCC News," KPCC, 2/14).