ODH: State Records First Pediatric Flu Death of Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – There’s a lot of flu out there.

One case has taken the life of a child.

The Ohio Department of Health says a nine-year-old girl from Clermont County near Cincinnati has died from this season’s version of the virus.

It’s the first pediatric-related death from influenza.

The department says there are annually one to six pediatric flu deaths in the state.