Jackson Pirtle, 7, from Terre Haute, died at Riley Hospital for Children Thursday morning from complications from the flu
INDIANAPOLIS -- A 7-year-old boy died at Riley Hospital for Children on Thursday morning from complications from the flu.
Jackson Pirtle of Terre Haute had the flu which then developed into pneumonia and a bacterial infection, according to WTWO-TV.
Jackson's death is not included in the most recent flu numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health.
There were 24 deaths from the flu in Indiana last week, the fewest since the second week of flu season.
In total, 219 Hoosiers have died from the flu according to the ISDH.
IU Health says there are six things you should do if someone in your family is sick with the flu:
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