Mentor 11-year-old dies from flu-related complications

Mentor 11-year-old dies from flu-related complications
The 11-year-old who died from the flu this week was a 6th grader at Memorial Middle School in Mentor.

LAKE COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - An 11-year-old child has died from flu-related complications, according to the Lake County General Health District.

Lake County 11-year-old dies from flu-related complications

The child lived in Lake County and was a student at Mentor Memorial Middle School, but no other details are being released at this time.

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Posted by Lake County General Health District on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

This is the second flu-associated pediatric death in Ohio.

On Dec. 31, 2019, a 16-year-old junior at Berea-Midpark High School died from flu-related complications.

Family members of Kaylee Roberts created a GoFundMe account.

As of Jan. 25, 2020, there have been 3.642 flu-associated hospitalizations reporter in Ohio so far this flu season, according to health officials.

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