2 Lee County residents die after treatment for flu-like symptoms

(Source: Lee County Coroner)
(Source: Lee County Coroner)

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Two Lee County residents have died after being treated for flu-like symptoms.

According to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris, a 56-year-old man from Smiths Station went to the hospital with flu-like symptoms and died Jan. 11. His case is not confirmed as a death resulting from the flu.

An 88-year-old man from Opelika died Jan. 2 at a nursing home. He had been discharged from the hospital a week prior to his death. He was diagnosed early with the flu, but also suffered from other illnesses.

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