Dr. Olivia Kasirye, Sacramento County public health officer, looks at a specimen at the Sacramento County Public Health Laboratory with Dr. Anthony Gonzalez,  laboratory director, and Sheri Tomkins,  microbiologist, on  Feb. 7. Placer County health officials reported on Friday they believe influenza is a contributing cause in a Placer County man’s death this week. Sacramento County has had one flu-related death of a patient under 65 years old so far in the 2014-2015 flu season.
Dr. Olivia Kasirye, Sacramento County public health officer, looks at a specimen at the Sacramento County Public Health Laboratory with Dr. Anthony Gonzalez, laboratory director, and Sheri Tomkins, microbiologist, on Feb. 7. Placer County health officials reported on Friday they believe influenza is a contributing cause in a Placer County man’s death this week. Sacramento County has had one flu-related death of a patient under 65 years old so far in the 2014-2015 flu season. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Dr. Olivia Kasirye, Sacramento County public health officer, looks at a specimen at the Sacramento County Public Health Laboratory with Dr. Anthony Gonzalez, laboratory director, and Sheri Tomkins, microbiologist, on Feb. 7. Placer County health officials reported on Friday they believe influenza is a contributing cause in a Placer County man’s death this week. Sacramento County has had one flu-related death of a patient under 65 years old so far in the 2014-2015 flu season. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com

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Placer County reports its first flu-related death

January 23, 2015 1:32 PM

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