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January 12, 2015 at 10:11 AM

Flu kills 5-year-old Tacoma girl in couple of days

The Associated Press TACOMA — A 5-year-old Tacoma girl who was sent home from school with a fever was dead a couple of days later from the flu. The mother, Rebecca Taylor, told KOMO she treated her daughter Scarlet at home for two days last month for cold symptoms. When the girl had breathing trouble, her mother took…

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December 20, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Flu death in Thurston County

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Thurston County health officials say a man in his 50s recently died of complications from the flu. Health Officer Dr. Rachel Wood says the man was otherwise healthy, without risk factors such as breathing trouble. It was the second flu death of the season in the state. The first was a Tri-Cities woman…

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