Colorado 6-year-old with Cystic Fibrosis passes away after getting the flu
By Tony Keith |
Posted: Fri 8:51 PM, Feb 07, 2020 |
Updated: Fri 8:58 PM, Feb 07, 2020

PARK COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The Park County coroner wants the public to know the death of a 6-year-old child was a devastating loss for the family and community.

The coroner posted a release on Friday stating the child died on Wednesday and was a "previously medically compromised individual with Cystic Fibrosis and contracted Influenza B." Cystic fibrosis is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time.

The child's name is not being released to the public. It isn't clear if the child had received the flu shot...