January 10, 2013
LANSING, MI - Michigan health officials have confirmed the fourth
flu-related death of a child this season - a teenager from Central
The Michigan Department of Community Health confirmed Tuesday night
that the 15-year-old’s death was due to the flu, spokeswoman Angela
Minicuci said Wednesday, Jan. 9.
Other children who have died from the influenza virus include an infant and a 6-year-old from Southwest Michigan and a 13-year-old from Central Michigan.