Another Pediatric Flu Death Reported in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health is confirming a third pediatric flu related death in Tennessee.

TDH says the child’s death happened in East Region of our state.

Additionally, 17 of Tennessee’s 95 counties have had one or more influenza-positive result in the past 6 weeks.

TDH considers an flu like illness to be a fever of 100 degrees or higher with a cough and/or sore throat.

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