Health officials: 2 die of flu in Broward County

Doctors urge people to get flu vaccine

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Health officials say two people have died of the flu in Broward County.

Officials said Tuesday that both patients were over the age of 18. One died at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. The other died at University Hospital in Tamarac.

Meanwhile, in Brevard County, two women have died of the flu.

Doctors are urging people to get the flu vaccine.

Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches and headaches.

For more information on flu symptoms and how to protect yourself, visit the CDC's website.

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