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Get a flu shot! Influenza cases continue to increase in San Diego

Get a flu shot! Influenza cases continue to increase in San Diego

Seventy lab-confirmed influenza cases were reported in the San Diego area last week, 28 more than the week before, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

To date, a total of 423 flu cases have been reported locally this season, compared to the prior five-year average of 401 cases by this point.

Five more influenza deaths reported in San Diego

Five more San Diegans died from complications from influenza, bringing the total to nine this season, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported on Wednesday.

San Diegans urged to get flu vaccination

As of Dec. 28, 357 flu cases have been reported this flu season, which is 50 percent more than the number of cases reported this time last season, reported KPBS.