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Pediatric influenza death reported in health department district

Two pediatric influenza-related deaths have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. One of the deaths occurred within the North Central District Health Department service area.

“NCDHD shares our deepest condolences with the families impacted,” said Heidi Kuklis, director of NCDHD.

Nationally, 20 children have died from flu this season according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In Nebraska, there have been a total of three flu-related deaths so far this season.

Protect yourself from the flu by:

• Washing your hands often

• Avoiding contact with p...

 

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