16-year-old Marshfield High School student passed away from flu complications on Monday
JILLIAN WARD The World Feb 18, 2020 Updated 2 hrs ago

COOS BAY — A 16-year-old from Marshfield High School passed away due to complications of Influenza B.

According to a press release from the Coos Bay School District on Feb. 17, the student died early Monday morning.

“I’ve been in contact, third-hand, with the infectious disease specialist at Bay Area Hospital and she assured me that Marshfield High School was not in danger of further infection or contamination,” said MHS Principal Travis Howard. “We drafted talking points to share with staff today to talk with their first period students, letting them know the facts and that they aren’t in danger of being at school.”...