Delaware reports second flu death

Delaware public health officials are reporting the state's second flu death in the 2012-2013 flu season.

Officials said Wednesday that a 79-year-old Sussex County woman has died from the flu. They said the woman had several underlying health conditions. Officials announced Tuesday that a 2-month-old girl from New Castle County was the state's first flu death this year.

Health officials are urging residents over the age of 6 months who have not been vaccinated to get a flu shot.

The Division of Public Health said Wednesday that public health clinics are expanding opportunities to make appointments for vaccinations.






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