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Texas listed as one of the worst places for flu

A new report says Texas is one of the worst places in the country for the flu, so far this year. A new flu index from drug store chain Walgreen’s shows seven of the ten worst places for the flu is here in Texas, with the Dallas area coming in at number 7. Nearly 400 people in Dallas County have gone to the hospital with the flu since September, which is almost five times the number of cases as last year, according to reports. On Thursday two more people died from flu-related illnesses in Dallas County, public health officials said. A 59-year-old from Dallas and an 81-yearold from Irving died after complications from the season flu. Dallas County health officials reiterated the importance of taking precautions to stay healthy and avoid becoming ill – including getting the flu vaccine. Read this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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