2 more die of flu-related complications in ND

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Department of Heath says two more people have died of flu-related complications, which brings the total number of flu deaths this season in the state to 10.

The health department says there were 619 flu cases reported last week in North Dakota, bringing the total seasonal cases to 2,520.

This season, 145 people have been hospitalized because of the flu.

The flu strain, H3N2, is hard on children and the elderly. Health officials predict the flu vaccine will be about 30 percent effective this year.