The unidentified child was otherwise healthy before getting the flu, according to the Florida Department of Health's Bureau of Epidemiology.
- The Maryland Department of Health confirms the first cases of the flu in the state for the 2018-2019 influenza season.
More than half of parents think that their child can get the flu from the flu shot. "Although not ideal, the flu shot is a valuable and life-saving public health tool".
The Sedgwick County Division of Health at 2716 W. Central provides free flu shots to uninsured adults age 19 and older and to children age 18 and younger with CHIP, Medicaid, Amerigroup, United Healthcare or Sunflower.More news: National Football League moves Bengals-Chiefs into Week Seven Rams-49ers slot
"With any medication or vaccine, people are going to have concerns", said Dr. Jean Moorjani, a board-certified pediatrician at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, in a news release.
28 percent of parents believe flu vaccines can cause autism.
They say getting a flu shot is the best way to prevent from getting sick, and passing it along to others.
"By getting the flu shot, you not only protect yourself, but you protect others who could have life-threatening complications from catching the flu", McGrath said.More news: Syrian army hoists national flag on Quneitra crossing
"The more people who get the flu shot, the less chance the virus can spread while protecting more people.", Webby said. It is not a conspiracy for doctors to recommend the flu vaccine.
Here's a bit of good news from the survey: about 70 percent of the parents said that the flu vaccine is the best way to protect their child from the flu.
Regional health authorities will begin to host public flu shot clinics starting October 22, including at community health offices.More news: Viral video shows woman blocking man from his apartment