A serious spike in the number of flu-related deaths in North Carolina over the past week has health officials concerned.
Eight people in NC died from the flu last week. A total of 32 people have died from the flu in North Carolina this season, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.
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Here are four things the CDC says can keep you from getting the flu:
- Get a flu shot
- Try to avoid close contact with sick people
- Wash your hands often with soap and water
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. That’s how germs spread.