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First flu death reported in Cuyahoga County

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CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health is reporting the first flu-related death of the season and according to officials -- this is the earliest flu season death since 2009-10.

Since December 1,2013, there have 160 confirmed flu-related hospitalizations and the number of emergency room visits for flu-like illnesses has tripled in the past three weeks.

The identity of the area's flu victim has not been revealed.

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