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Second flu-related death in Collin Co.; 4th in Denton Co.

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A second flu-related death was confirmed Wednesday in Collin County, according to the county's chief epidemiologist.

The victim is a Plano woman who was in her 40s. She reportedly had underlying health issues and had gotten a flu shot.

Tuesday, the county's first flu-related death was reported. That victim was a woman in her 50s and also a Plano resident who had underlying health issues.

Denton County reported its fourth flu death of the season on Wednesday.

The victim was a woman in her 30s from the City of Denton and had no underlying conditions. Officials said she did get a flu shot.

Tarrant County has reported five flu-related deaths so far. Dallas still has the highest number of deaths from the flu, at 26.



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