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Second pediatric flu death in Wisconsin reported this season

Posted: 2:24 PM, Apr 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-09 15:24:53-04
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has confirmed a second pediatric flu death this season.

The first pediatric death was reported in February.

According to a report , during the week of March 23, flu activity in Wisconsin peaked with 338 flu-associated hospitalizations.

The DHS said the death occurred in the state's southern region but did not specify where.

Since Oct. 1 of last year, there have been 82 pediatric deaths nationwide.