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Flu Death Count for WA State
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Health Department says the state has had 34 lab-confirmed flu deaths so far this flu season. Agency spokesman Donn Moyer says that figure covers confirmed deaths through Wednesday. The total is up from 28 last week. The Snohomish Health District north of Seattle says the Jan. 24 death of an Everett man in his 90s has been confirmed as a flu death. The state Health Department says there were 18 flu deaths in 2011-2012 and 36 the previous year.