Md. reports 1st pediatric flu-related death

BALTIMORE (AP) -    State health officials say the season's first pediatric flu-related death has been confirmed in Maryland.

 
   The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported Friday that a Baltimore-area child who died in December tested positive for influenza. Officials say the child had an underlying health condition, but gave no other details.
 
   Only pediatric influenza-related deaths are required to be reported to the department. 
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