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1st flu-related pediatric death reported this season after teenager dies from Influenza A, Galveston County Health District says - KTRK-TV

1st flu-related pediatric death reported this season after teenager dies from Influenza A, Galveston County Health District says - KTRK-TV

1st flu-related pediatric death reported this season after teenager dies from Influenza A, Galveston County Health District says - KTRK-TV
Dec 07, 2022 27 secs

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Health officials urge residents to get their flu shots after Galveston County reported its first flu-related pediatric death this season.

30, according to the Galveston County Health District.

"We are saddened to share that a Galveston County young man passed away and that it was flu-related," Dr.

Philip Keiser, GCHD CEO and Galveston County health authority, said.

Those ages 65 and older, pregnant women, young children and those with chronic health conditions are at higher risk for complications or even death if they get the flu, according to GCHD.

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