, Muskogee, OK

December 28, 2012

Influenza cases reported in area

— The Oklahoma Health Department reported one influenza-related hospitalization in Muskogee County as of Dec. 25.

The department also reported two influenza-related hospitalizations in Cherokee County and one in Wagoner County.

An influenza-like illness is defined as having a fever above 100 degrees with a cough or a sore throat.

One flu-related death was reported in Tulsa County.