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  • Five more Oklahomans die from the flu

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Mar 20, 2014

    Since late September, 58 Oklahomans have died because of complications related to the flu, according to the state health department’s data.

  • No flu deaths reported this week in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    No flu deaths were reported this week in Oklahoma, according to data released Thursday by the state Health Department. Since late September, 53 Oklahomans have died because of the flu.

  • Two more die from flu in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Mar 6, 2014

    Two more Oklahomans have died from the flu, the state Health Department confirmed Thursday.

  • A record 51 Oklahomans have died from the flu since September

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE | Updated: Fri, Feb 28, 2014

    Three more Oklahomans have been confirmed dead because of the flu, the state Health Department reported Thursday.

  • Oklahoma governor urges health precautions for flu

    | Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    Gov. Mary Fallin is urging Oklahomans to take health precautions and get vaccinated as the flu season continues. The Oklahoma Department of Health says 33 Oklahomans have died from the flu since late September. The agency also reports that 975 have been hospitalized since the flu season began. Health Commissioner Terry Cline says flu can be a very serious disease for anyone, including healthy young adults. Health officials recommend that everyone over the age of 6 months get the vaccine to protect themselves and those around them from influenza. While it can take up to two weeks for those who receive the vaccination to be fully protected, officials say it’s not too late to get that protection. They say flu season

  • Record number of flu deaths confirmed in Oklahoma

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE | Updated: Fri, Feb 21, 2014

    The state Health Department confirmed Thursday that four more Oklahomans have died from the flu, bringing the state’s total number of flu deaths to 48 since September.

  • Health Department says there have been 11 more flu deaths in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 13, 2014

    Oklahoma's flu death toll has risen by 11, the state Health Department confirmed Thursday.

  • Gov. Mary Fallin wants Oklahomans to get flu shot

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Feb 10, 2014

    With eight more Oklahoma flu deaths reported, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin suggests residents get flu shots.

  • Eight more flu deaths confirmed in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 6, 2014

    Oklahoma's death toll from flu this season climbs to 33.

  • Five more Oklahomans die from flu

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE jcosgrove@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, Jan 30, 2014

    The toll for Oklahomans dying from the flu this season has hit 25.