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Youngster dies from the flu in Colorado

DENVER (KKTV) – A minimum of one youngster has died from the flu in Colorado this 12 months.

The Colorado Division of Public Wellbeing and Surroundings revealed a report back to its web site solely stating the one that died was youthful than 18. Click on right here for the complete flu report ending on Jan. 12.

A spokesperson with the division stated the kid lived within the Denver-metro space. She added that state well-being officers nonetheless advocate the flu shot this time of 12 months. The spokesperson couldn’t verify if the kid who died obtained a flu shot or not.

Up to now this flu season 1,192 individuals have been hospitalized.

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU (Data from the El Paso County Public Wellbeing)

-Keep away from shutting contact with people who find themselves sick.

-Keep house if you find yourself sick.

-A cough or sneeze right into a tissue or a sleeve.

-Wash your fingers usually with cleaning soap and water to assist shield your self from germs. If cleaning soap and water should not out there, use an alcohol-primarily based hand sanitizer.