A look at Oklahoma's flu season, history
State Epidemiologist Kristy Bradley chatted with reporters Jaclyn Cosgrove and Juliana Keeping Monday afternoon to discuss the flu virus, shot and history. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat. Read More
Oklahoma health officials say 6 more flu deaths in state
Oklahoma health officials say six more deaths due to influenza have been reported to bring the record number of deaths in the state to 90.
The previous record of 72 flu deaths — set during the 2013-2014 flu season — was broken earlier this month.
Statistics released by the Oklahoma Department of Health Thursday... Read More
58 Oklahomans have died from flu this season
Since September, 58 residents have died because of flu-related complications, 43 of whom were 65 or older, the state Health Department reported Thursday. This time last year, 25 Oklahomans had died from the flu, including two children, and in 2013 during the same time, 17 Oklahomans had died of the flu. Read More
Oklahoma health officials say 11 more deaths due to flu
The Oklahoma Department of Health says influenza has taken the lives of 11 people during the past week.
Health officials reported Thursday 58 Oklahomans have died due to flu-related illness since the flu season began Sept. 28. About 1,400 others have been hospitalized, including 116 during the past week.... Read More
Oklahoma's flu toll rises
Sixteen more Oklahomans were confirmed Thursday to have died from the flu, with 100 more hospitalized because of the illness. This season’s numbers are more than double what was seen at the same time last season. Read More