Wednesday, November 4, 2015
CDPH Confirms First Flu Death of the Season
SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced that CDPH has received the first report of an influenza-associated fatality in a person under age 65 for the 2015-2016 flu season. The death occurred in Santa Clara County and serves as a somber reminder that influenza can cause serious illness or death. (San Diego County announced today the death of a 90 year old from complications of influenza A on Oct 28th).
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