Elderly woman dies from the flu

BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Despite a decrease of people seeing their doctor for the flu, there’s been another flu-related death.

The New Mexico Department of Health says a 69-year-old woman from Bernalillo County has died.

So far, five flu deaths have been reported in the state this season.

The health department says the good news is that influenza-like illnesses have dropped over the past three weeks. They are still encouraging everyone to get a vaccine.

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