Flu Claims Another Life In State

A third Massachusetts child has died from the flu this season.

State public health officials say the unidentified girl from Middlesex County is the latest juvenile flu victim.

The age, gender and hometown of the victim have not been released.

Officials previously confirmed that a four-year-old child from Framingham and a 12-year-old boy from Milford died from complications from the flu. '

Officials say the best defense against the flu is to get the flu shot because it is very effective.

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