As of March 11, Ventura County has seen 10 influenza-related deaths this flu season, which started in October. Last year at this time, there were 46 deaths resulting from complications from the influenza virus.
Many deaths seen during a flu season occur in people who have multiple health issues, such as diabetes, dementia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Dr. Robert Levin, Ventura County health officer, said “This year’s flu season started out with the H1N1, also known as the bird ...
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