Health officials confirm Missoula girl was first flu-related death this season

Health officials confirm Missoula girl was first flu-related death this season


WE CONTINUE OUR COVERAGE TONIGHT ON A STORY MTN BROKE OVER THE
WEEKEND. THEPASSING OFA 6 YEAR-OLD
MISSOULA GIRL HAS BEEN
CONFIRMED THE STATE’S FIRST
INFLUENZA-RELATED DEATH OF
THE 2018-2019 FLU SEASON. TAKE VO
THE MISSOULA CITY-COUNTY HEALTH
DEPARTMENT, ALONG WITH THE
MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESHAVE
CONFIRMED6 YEAR-OLD ALLISON EAGLESPEAKER PASSED AWAY ON
SATURDAY DUE TO THE FLU. THE YOUNG GIRL WAS ADMITTED TO
THE HOSPITAL ON FRIDAY NIGHT,
ACCORDING TO HER MOTHER CRYSTAL
WHITE SHIELD. CRYSTAL SAID IN A FACEBOOK POST
HER DAUGHTER WAS QUICKLY
MOVED TO THE ICU DUE TO A
COMBINATION OF THE FLU,
PNEUMONIA AND ASTHMA. ALLISON WAS A KINDERGARTNER AT
RUSSELL ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL. TODAY, TEACHERS AND STAFF
OFFERED SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS
WHO HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ALLISON
AND SIMPLY ABOUT THE
LOSS OF A LIFE. A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR ALLISON
WAS HELD TONIGHT IN MISSOULA . ON CAMERA TAG
NATIONWIDE, THE CDC REPORTS THAT
THERE HAVE BEEN FIVE FLU-
RELATED PEDIATRIC DEATHS SO FAR
THIS SEASON. IN MONTANA, THE LAST FLU-RELATED
PEDIATRIC DEATH OCCURRED DURING
THE 2017-2018 INFLUENZA SEASON
WHEN ONE CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF
18 DIE

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