4 adults, one child die from the flu in Summit County

Posted at 12:36 PM, Jan 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-12 12:36:33-05

Officials in Summit County have reported five flu-related deaths so far this season. 

Four adults and one child have died from the flu this year, according to officials. A typical flu season lasts from October through May.

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Health officials said the 2017-2018 flu season is looking similar to the 2014-2015 season, which was reported as the most severe flu season in recent years.

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Symptoms of the flu can include a fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headaches, chills and fatigue.