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Two flu deaths reported in eastern Kentucky

Officials with the Ashland-Boyd County health department have confirmed two flu related deaths in a five county area of eastern Kentucky. The five county area includes: Boyd, Greenup, Carter, Elliott and Lawrence counties. Officials report both deaths were linked to H1N1 and both victims were between the ages of 30 and 40. Both victims were also affected by pre-existing health conditions. Wsaz is reporting that one of the victims was vaccinated.

Filed under: Elliott Co. | Boyd Co. | Lawrence Co. | Health care | Announcements


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