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Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York
Wayne County child dies from influenza
  2/14/13 @ 5:21 pm

A child in Wayne County has died Thursday morning at a Rochester hospital from a confirmed case of Influenza B according to the Wayne County Public Health Department.

The child did previously receive a flu vaccine, however, several complications led to the death.

This is the first flu-related death in Wayne County this year and the last time a child died of the flu in Wayne County was in 2009.

There has been a sharp increase in flu cases this year. Last year, there were around 40 cases of the flu in Wayne County. So far this season, there have been around 650 cases.

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