ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) – Officials in Buncombe County said the first flu-related death has occurred in the area for the 2022-23 flu season.
Buncombe County Health and Human Services did not provide any details about the patient, but said they were “saddened to lose a community member to the flu.”
The Centers for Disease Control recommend everyone older than 6 months receive a flu vaccine.
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