Fifth Flu-Related Death Reported in Dallas County This Season

Dallas County health officials confirmed Thursday that two more people have died from the flu.

Five flu-related deaths have been reported so far this season in Dallas County, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services.

One of the recent victims was a 59-year-old Dallas resident and the other was a 81-year-old resident of Irving.

Additional identifying information is not provided by the health department.

Texas has the most flu activity across the country, according to a new report released this week by Walgreens.

The report tracks retail prescription data for antiviral medications used to treat influenza across Walgrees locations nationwide.

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