Deadly flu outbreak in Wangaratta aged care

FALLOUT FROM OUTBREAK: It’s been a very trying time for staff, residents and family members during the flu outbreak at St John’s Village in Wangaratta. PHOTO: Emma Hillier

EIGHT people in Wangaratta have died following a flu outbreak in the town’s largest retirement village.

Victoria is in the throes of its worst flu season in 17 years, and flu and respiratory cases are well up in Mansfield.

Across the state there have been more than 11,800 confirmed cases this year, and more than 60 deaths.

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