New Contra Costa flu death reported

Sue Vang grimaces as she gets a flu shot from pharmacist Patrick O' Neill, during a health fair outside the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. The shots were provided free of charge by the California Pharmacists Association, who sponsored the health fair. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

February 12, 2014 9:11:38 PM PST
Officials in Contra Costa County have confirmed another flu death -- a man in his 50s with underlying health issues.

There are now 45 confirmed flu deaths in the Bay Area and Santa Cruz County, according to county health officials, who say there's still plenty of time to get a flu shot.