Seattle, King County report first child flu death of the season

It is the first reported pediatric flu death in King County and Washington state this season and the first in the county since the 2019-2020 flu season.

SEATTLE — Public Health Seattle & King County (Public Health) reported Wednesday the first pediatric flu death of the 2022-2023 flu season.

Public Health said an elementary-school-aged child passed away on Nov. 13 due to complications from the flu. It is the first reported pediatric flu death in King County and Washington state this season and the first in the county since the 2019-2020 flu season.

Public Health said it has seen an early and rapidly increasing

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