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First flu death reported in Glynn County

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Updated: 2/21 6:52 pm
GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. -- The first flu-related death has been reported in Glynn County this year.

The Georgia Department of Health said a man from Glynn County died from the flu, the third death in the Coastal Health District.

The other two flu-related deaths occurred in Chatham County.

There have been 50 flu-related deaths in Georgia this year.

Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, chills and fatigue.

Some of the best ways to prevent spreading the flu include covering your cough, washing your hands frequently, and cleaning common areas like countertops and desks.


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