Girl dies at Houston hospital after flu diagnosis

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A girl has died from the flu in the Houston area.

The Houston Health Department reported Friday she was between the ages of 5 and 17 years old, and had pre-existing conditions and multiple organ failure.

Officials said the girl was hospitalized most of the last month and died the last week of February.

The girl tested positive for Influenza B after a sterile swab, the health department said.
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