22 Deaths from S.C. flu season (Updated)

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Update 2: The number of deaths in South Carolina has rissen to 22 and more than 500 cases have been reported in Charleston County alone.

Update: The Post and Courier offers a new more-thorough recent report with more local details (read it here; subscription)

First reporting: The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has report 15 deaths from the flu season, including a 73-year-old woman on James Island.

I'll point you to ABC News 4's report.

This season is regarded as the most active in a decade, with the worst passing in late January or February.

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