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Flu death reported in Iowa

Posted at 7:26 AM, Oct 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-31 08:29:06-04

Iowa health officials say they have recorded the first influenza-related death of the 2017-2018 season. 

Our partners at the Omaha World-Herald report the case was an elderly man in Central Iowa who died earlier this month. 

In Douglas County, there have been at least 20 confirmed cases of the flu in October.