LANSING, Mich. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – Health officials say an Alpena County child is the second to die from the flu this season.

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed this week that the child died from complications of flu. The child was of school-age, but details including the child’s name weren’t released.

The department in December had announced the death of a child in Osceola County from the flu. It says Michigan now has widespread flu activity.

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Other children in the U.S. have died from the flu during the 2018-19 season.

Two Michigan children died last flu season from flu-related complications.

The department recommends everyone 6 months of age and older get a seasonal flu vaccine.

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