The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported one flu-related death last week. This death brings the season's total to five so far, according to the department.

The department reports one person died of a flu-associated death between Nov. 25 and Dec. 1. The season began on Sept. 30 and lasts through May 18, 2019.

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Flu symptoms can include:

  • A 100°F or higher fever or feeling feverish (not everyone with the flu has a fever)
  • A cough and/or sore throat
  • A runny or stuffy nose
  • Headaches and/or body aches
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea (most common in children)

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