California flu deaths spike to 74 this season, 32 in 1 week

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Thirty-two people died of the flu last week, and 74 have died since October, the California Department of Public Health said.

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The California Department of Public Health said the reported deaths reflected those who were younger than 65 years old.

Currently, there are 60,000 confirmed cases of the flu nationwide.

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