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Flu Virus Still A Threat In South Dakota

March 6, 2014, 3:15 PM by Jaine Andrews

Flu Virus Still A Threat In South Dakota

Flu symptoms are sending fewer people to KELOLAND doctors' offices lately, but that doesn't mean you should let down your guard against the virus just yet.

The South Dakota Department of Health reports that 10 new cases have been confirmed; nearly all of the 595 confirmed cases have been influenza A.

Three more people had to be hospitalized with the flu and another person has died from complications of the flu. This year's flu victims have ranged in age from 39 to 92 years old.

So far this season, 12 people have died. That is the lowest number in five years.

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