The teen died Feb. 25, 2017, from influenza A/H3 and had an underlying medical condition. The death was just reported last week.
A total of 61 local flu deaths have been reported to date this season, compared to 39 at this time last year.
Eight more influenza-related deaths were reported in San Diego, bringing this season’s total to 57, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
Seven more San Diegans have died from influenza-related complications, bringing this season’s total to 21.
Six additional flu-related deaths were reported in San Diego last week and influenza activity continues to be widespread, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
For the past two months, the number of local lab-confirmed flu cases has been steadily increasing week to week, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today.
An 83-year-old man and an 89-year-old woman died in December from influenza-related complications. Both had underlying medical conditions.