(BOISE, ID) — Idaho health officials say the number of flu-related deaths across the state has now reached 21, including two children. The remaining 19 deaths involved people over the age of 50. Authorities expressed their sympathies for the families of the victims and reiterated a plea for all Idahoans over the age of six months to get flu shots if they haven’t already. To check out vaccine availability or to find a local clinic, visit www.flu.gov.
Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent
Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com