Northern Kentucky Health Department http://wvxu.org en NKY man first flu-related death of season http://wvxu.org/post/nky-man-first-flu-related-death-season <p>The first flu-related death of the season is being reported in Northern Kentucky.</p><p>The Northern Kentucky Health Department says a Kenton County man died from complications of the flu. The department says the middle-aged man had a history of chronic health problems that may have made him more susceptible to flu.</p><p>So far this season, more than 330 cases of flu have been reported in Northern Kentucky.</p><p>More from the Health Department's release:</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:46:05 +0000 Tana Weingartner 21658 at http://wvxu.org Flu deaths up to 5 in Northern Kentucky http://wvxu.org/post/flu-deaths-5-northern-kentucky <P>Northern Kentucky health officials are seeing an alarming trend this flu season; <STRONG>more people have to go to the hospital.</STRONG> Statistics from last week showed one in four people who had the flu required hospitalization.</P> <P><A href="http://www.nkyhealth.org/mx/hm.asp?id=seasonalflu">The Northern Kentucky Health Department </A>District Director Lynne Saddler says fighting the flu is hard on the body.</P> <P>"Most healthy people are able to handle that strain, but for someone who is elderly or has an underlying medical condition, the flu can lead to serious-and sometimes fa Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:34:52 +0000 Ann Thompson 10766 at http://wvxu.org Flu deaths up to 5 in Northern Kentucky