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Posted on: November 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Public Health Notice - Influenza-Related Death

Garland Public Health Epidemiology has received a report of a pediatric influenza-associated death from an area hospital. The case is a 5-year-old female resident of Garland with chronic underlying health conditions. The case tested positive for influenza A. Additional details are as below:

  • Condition/Disease: Pediatric Influenza-associated Death 
  • Possible mode of transmission: Respiratory 
  • Age: 5
  • Gender:
  • Country: U.S. 
  • City of Residence: Garland
  • Zip Code:  75042
  • What type of test is being performed? PCR
  • Which lab is performing the test? Commercial 
  • Status of testing: Positive 
  • Were the symptoms active or resolved at the time the specimen was taken? Active 

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