Flu season sets record for pediatric deaths

27 children died from flu

Flu season on track to become one of the worst in decades
Flu season on track to become one of the worst in decades

DETROIT – This flu season has already set a record for pediatric deaths.

Through Dec. 28, 27 children were confirmed to have died from the flu. That’s the highest number at this point in the season since the Center for Disease Control and Prevention started tracking pediatric deaths 17 years ago.

Watch the video above for more on this special Good Health report with Dr. Frank McGeorge.


About the Author:

Dr. McGeorge can be seen on Local 4 News helping Metro Detroiters with health concerns when he isn't helping save lives in the emergency room at Henry Ford Hospital.