Flu Deaths Reported in Eastern Kentucky

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Two people have died from the flu in the past couple of weeks in eastern Kentucky.

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department confirms two flu related deaths in the five-county area, which includes Boyd, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence and Elliott counties.

Health officials say both deaths were caused by H1N1. Both victims were between the ages of 30 and 40 and had pre-existing health conditions.

Officials say one was vaccinated. They are still trying to determine if the second victim had received a vaccination.


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