2nd child dies from flu in NC

N.C. (WAVY) — A second child in North Carolina has died as a result of the flu, according to The Department of Health and Human Services.

Officials say the child, who was between 5 and 17 years old, died last week. The exact age or hometown of the victim was not released.

The first death happened in early October when a child from the Triangle died.

During the last flu season, 107 people in North Carolina died from the virus.

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