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Updated Jan 25, 2014 - 5:23 pm

Yuma hospital says patient died from flu

YUMA, Ariz. — Officials at a Yuma hospital say a patient has died from
influenza.

The Yuma Sun reports Yuma Regional Medical Center
confirmed Friday that tests confirmed a patient died from the flu virus.

Hospital spokeswoman Machele Headington said officials could not say when the
patient died, but the testing process takes at least two weeks.

Officials did not release the age or gender of the deceased.

The Yuma County Public Health Services District said it has not yet received a
report of a flu-related death.

Arizona health officials said Wednesday that flu activity had hit widespread
status.

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Information from: The Sun, http://www.yumasun.com

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