Flu kills six more; total for state 48

But agency says illnesses ebbing

Posted: February 20, 2014 at 5:08 a.m.

Flu cases in the state remain high, with six deaths in the past week and 48 overall since the season started, according to a weekly report by the Arkansas Department of Health. Yet health officials say flu illness seems to have peaked and has been decreasing in recent weeks.

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