At least 51 people have reportedly died from the Flu in Queensland so far this year.
The Courier Mail reports the number of deaths is already eight more, compared to the whole of last year.
Data shows there have also been just under 24,000 cases of Influenza recorded this year.
That's almost five times higher, than the five-year average for this time of year.
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