Third person dies from flu in North Carolina

Flu virus photo: CDC

A third person has died from the flu in North Carolina.

State health officials say the victim was 65 or older. That was the case with two other victims reported last week.

North Carolina's flu season runs through the end of March.

Last flu season, 219 people died from the flu in North Carolina. This was the most since 2008.

Visit for more flu statistics for the state and to find out where you can get a vaccine.

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