According to the Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDHPE), a third child in Colorado has died from the flu.

This young, school-aged child from the Denver metro area had the flu strain influenza A, H3N2, says the CDHPE. The reported death happened the week of March 10th.

There has been a total of three children that have died from the flu in Colorado. The two previous child-deaths were reported on January 12 and February 16.

So, every month since the beginning of 2019 a child has died from the flu in Colorado alone.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have 76 child flu-related deaths across the country.

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