3-year-old girl dies after testing positive for flu at West Virginia Hospital

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MARTINSBURG, WV (WDVM) – Berkeley Medical Center officials confirmed that a 3-year-old child died last week who tested positive for the flu.

According to spokeswoman Teresa McCabe, the girl tested positive for the flu, but she did not release the identity or official cause of death. 

According to CNN, 53 pediatric flu deaths have been reported so far this season. 

Center for Disease Control officials have called this flu season one of the most difficult in years. 

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