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No new pediatric flu deaths in B.C. this week, BCCDC says
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No new pediatric flu deaths in B.C. this week, BCCDC says

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control said Thursday it had not documented any new influenza-related deaths among children and youth in the past week. The statement, contained in a weekly “respiratory epidemiology summary” comes after provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry pledged weekly updates on deaths among children and youth.That promise followed revelations that four children and two teenagers had died of flu-related illness. Some of the deaths were believed to be caused by secondary bacterial infections, a possible flu complication. Read more: ‘Kids are dying’: B.C. doctor speaks out over respiratory illness-related deaths Read More ‘Kids are dying’: B.C. doctor speaks out over respi...