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The Ingham County Health Department reports that in January, a child in the county died from seasonal influenza.


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Michigan health officials say a child from Osceola County is the first in the state to die from the flu this season.

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The Ingham County Health Department is gearing up for another flu season.


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Michigan officials say a resident of the Upper Peninsula is the first child in the state to die from the flu this season.

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This has been a particularly bad influenza season, starting early especially in the South and West Coast in the U.S. This follows a severe season in Australia during our summer.

 

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It's almost the end of January and Linda Vail, the Ingham County Health Officer says they are noticing a fairly steady rise in flu cases. Vail says influenza can target anyone, but senior citizens, young children and people with suppressed immune systems are most at risk.