El Paso resident dies from the flu: Health Department says - KTSM News Channel 9
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El Paso resident dies from the flu: Health Department says - KTSM News Channel 9

One El Paso resident has died from the flu, the El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed on Monday.

  One El Paso resident has died from the flu, the El Paso Department of Public Health confirmed on Monday.

  The death is the first of the flu season.

  The Department of Public Health said as of the end of 2018, an elderly man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions was the only flu related fatality.

  He did not get the flu shot, the department said.

  At the end of 2018, 660 people in El Paso were diagnosed with the flu, compared to434 cases in 2017.