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    Flu Season Hits Hard: Virginia Officials Report First Flu Death

    With the flu already widespread in Virginia, health officials reported Thursday that a Northern Virginia child has died from influenza the state's first pediatric flu death this season.

    The death of a child from the state's Northern Region, aged 0-4, was reported Wednesday to the Centers for Disease Control, according to Dr. Laurie Forlano, deputy state epidemiologist with the Virginia Department of Health.

    "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." - Mother Teresa of Calcutta