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Flu Death Toll Rises in Bay Area, California

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    Empty vials of H1N1 vaccine sit on a table during a drive thru H1N1 vaccination clinic at Doctor's Medical Center November 5, 2009 in San Pablo, California. California public health officials say that shortages of the H1N1 vaccinations may make it imopssible to vaccinate people at risk of contracting the H1N1 flu. County health agencies across California have received less than 45% of the vaccines ordered.

    The flu has claimed the life of one more Bay Area resident in Contra Costa County.

    Contra Costa County health officials confirmed one new flu death, a woman in her 40s. There has been a total of 7 deaths since December in the county.

    That brings the Bay Area tally to 49 flu-related deaths this winter season.

    2 Counties Report New Flu Deaths

    [BAY] 2 Counties Report New Flu Deaths
    Santa Clara County health officials on Friday reported two new flu deaths, bringing the county total to 8 this season. Alameda County officials also announced a new death, bringing the Bay Area total to 31. Marianne Favro reports.

    Here's a Bay Area county-by-county breakdown: 

    • Santa Clara County - 15 deaths
    • Alameda County - 6 deaths
    • Marin County - 2 deaths
    • San Mateo County - 6 deaths
    • San Francisco - 3 death
    • Contra Costa County - 7 deaths
    • Solano County - 3 deaths
    • Sonoma County - 6 deaths
    • Napa County - 1 death

    Finding a Flu Shot in the Bay Area

    [BAY] Finding a Flu Shot in the Bay Area
    Kimberly Tere reports on the Bay Area quest this weekend to find a medical facility who can give you and your family a flu shot.

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