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What has been a very significant and, in some cases, deadly flu season appears to be winding down across the Commonwealth. State Epidemiologist Dr. Jonathan Ballard said data at the end of March showed 251 flu associated death including four pediatric deaths.

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  A federal agency reports that Illinois was consistently in the top five states nationwide for cold-related deaths per year from 1999 until 2016.

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A 13-year-old Daviess County girl is the third child in Kentucky to die from flu this season.


  Kentucky health officials are reporting the state's first pediatric flu deaths.