Health workers confirmed 4th infant mortality for flu in a year
Updated: 16:50 EDT Apr 2
Fourth death from childhood influenza was confirmed by government officials. The Department of Health of Mass. Mass. Stated that a teenager from Midlands County died of influenza. Additional details about the child's death were not immediately released. The other three cases included a teenage boy from Worcester County and two girls from Midlands County. This death occurred in January and February. Last year in Massachusetts was a death in a pediatrician with a flu. "This latest death, which is associated with influenza in children, highlights the seriousness of the flu and the need for vaccination in all 6 months of age, which suggests we can endure the peak of the flu season, but it is not over yet," said Dr. Larry Madoff , MD, Medical Director of the Office of Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Health.
The fourth infant death from flu was confirmed by government officials.
The Massachusetts Department of Health said that a teenager from Midlands County had died of flu.
Further details on the child's death were not immediately released. The other three cases concerned a teen boy from Worcester County and two girls from Midlands County. These deaths occurred in January and February.
Last year in Massachusetts, a pediatric death has been associated with flu. " This latest death associated with the flu emphasizes the severity of the flu and the need for data indicate that we can reach the peak of the flu season, but not yet over," – said Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Diseases and the Science Laboratory in Massachusetts, Department of Health