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    Source: http://www.wtsp.com/article/news/ano...y/67-517930581

    Another child flu death: 3-year-old girl died Monday
    The child, who was just a month shy of her fourth birthday, died Monday.
    Author: Indianapolis Star
    Published: 5:18 PM EST February 12, 2018

    MUNCIE, Ind. -- A local girl, nearly 4 years old, died Monday of the flu and a secondary infection of pneumonia, according to the Delaware County coroner.

    The death is Muncie's first child death from the influenza virus this season, according to the coroner Scott Hahn.

    Alivia R. Viellieux, who would have turned 4 on March 20, was admitted to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital on Tuesday of last week, Hahn said. She tested positive for influenza virus type A but was released Thursday.

    Viellieux died at home, Hahn said.

    Hahn's medical examination Monday determined Viellieux had a secondary infection of pneumonia..
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