Flu outbreak kills seven residents at Victorian aged care home

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Residents, aged from 70 to 94, died at Wangaratta’s St John’s retirement village, while another 100 people are ill

An influenza outbreak has swept through a regional Victorian aged care home, killing seven residents and leaving another 100 people ill.

The residents, aged between 70 and 94, died at Wangaratta’s St John’s retirement village during the fortnight up until Wednesday.

Related: Flu tracker 2017: weekly updates on symptoms around Australia

Looks like flu has peaked across most of Australia. “moderate” year not the “biggest flu year ever” from @Flutrack perspective #publichealth pic.twitter.com/ztg3vA0KSi

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