Flu deaths in NM more than double this week | KOB 4
Advertisement

Flu deaths in NM more than double this week

KOB.com Web Staff
January 19, 2018 06:59 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Adult flu-related deaths in New Mexico are on the rise.

Advertisement

On Friday state health officials reported 16 deaths so far this flu season – up by more than double over last week, when seven were reported.

The Centers for Disease Control reports widespread flu activity in 49 states. Doctors still recommend getting the shot, even though it hasn't been as effective this year.

Credits

KOB.com Web Staff

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement


Advertisement




7th suspect captured in deadly gas station shooting

Weather creates difficult driving conditions across New Mexico

Police: Good Samaritan saved mother, daughter

City Council considers sales tax to address public safety

Animal Welfare associate director on leave amid probe