A north Idaho man has become the first in the state to die from flu-related complications, signaling what may be an early flu season. The Spokesman-Review reports that the man was in his 50s. His death was confirmed to be influenza-related this week, according to the Panhandle Health District.
As winter weather sets in across most of the United States, many are experiencing another seasonal mainstay: the Flu. The Center for Disease Control recommends getting a flu vaccine every year. Getting vaccinated is the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease.