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7 in Arkansas Have Died from Flu since September

Two of the victims were children under age 4, say state health officials.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has confirmed seven flu deaths so far this season.

ADH Spokeswoman Kerry Krell says the records include all confirmed cases since Sept. 29 and adds that the flu is widespread across the state.

The victims are described as two children under the age of 4, four adults (25-65) and one senior (65+).

Krell says this season's numbers are similar to last year in terms of flu activity and number of cases.  

The 2012-2013 flu season was one of the worst in the past 30 years, according to the ADH.
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