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Early Flu Season Leads to Deaths of Texas Children

Early Flu Season Leads to Deaths of Texas Children

Texas Department of State Health Services: “Child Flu Deaths Highlight the Need for Immunization.”

Jennifer Shuford, MD, infectious illness scientific officer, Texas Department of State Health Services.

CDC: “Who Needs a Flu Vaccine and When,” “People at High Risk For Flu Complications,” “Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report,” “Preventive Steps.”

Pedro Piedra, MD, professor of molecular virology, microbiology, and of pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.


Pediatrics: “Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2010-2016.”

Wichita County Public Health District.

KGNS-TV: “Texas confirms first influenza death is local child.”

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