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3rd flu-related death recorded in Tyler

3rd flu-related death recorded in Tyler

POSTED: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:33pm

UPDATED: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 3:01pm

A second flu-related death has been reported at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.

This flu season, there have been three confirmed deaths in Tyler as a result of the contagious virus. Three individuals have died after contracting the flu, two at ETMC and another at Trinity Mother Frances.

During the week of January 19, ETMC tells KETK a second person died as a result of the flu. Nine patients tested positive for the illness during that week and two were hospitalized.

Flu season may be winding down but KETK will continue to update numbers as they become available.

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