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Second Flu Death Of The Season Reported In Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Meg Mirivel, a spokesperson with the Arkansas Department of Health, told 5NEWS a second person has died from the flu in Arkansas. Thi...
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LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Meg Mirivel, a spokesperson with the Arkansas Department of Health, told 5NEWS a second person has died from the flu in Arkansas.

This is the second reported flu death of this season.

Mirivel said the person that died was in the 45-65 age group and lived in the southwest region of the state.

Mirivel added the Arkansas Health Department is encouraging all Arkansans to get vaccinated against the flu.