Ohio Department of Health reports second pediatric flu death in the state


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – The Ohio Department of Health released information Wednesday afternoon about a young boy who has died from the flu.

The health department said a one-year-old boy from Lucas County, Ohio has died from the flu.

A four-year-old boy from Montgomery County is Ohio’s first pediatric flu death of the year, according to Dayton and Montgomery County Public Health.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s office identified the young victim as Jonah S. Rieben of Clayton.READ MORE: 4-year-old boy who died from flu in Montgomery County identifiedGrab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

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