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February 5, 2014 12:51 PM

Sacramento County updates flu death toll to 24 this season

Sacramento County public health officials today updated the number of flu fatalities in the county to 24 residents, three more than were reported on Monday. Thirteen of the victims were women and 11 were men.

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