Daily Court Reporter - News First pediatric flu death reported in Ohio
First pediatric flu death reported in Ohio
Melanie Amato, Assistant Director of Communications
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is reporting the state’s first pediatric flu death of the 2017-18 flu season, a 4-year-old boy from Montgomery County. ODH also is reporting 1,750 new confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations in Ohio during the first week of January, a significant increase over 925 reported during the last week of December. There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations in Ohio since flu season began last October.
Date Published: January 19, 2018