1st Pediatric Influenza Death 2023-24 Season Confirmed in Montana
January 24, 2024
First Pediatric Influenza Death for 2023-24 Season Confirmed in Montana
DPHHS encourages Montanans to consider getting vaccinated against respiratory illnesses
The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is reporting today the untimely death of a Big Horn County resident under the age of 18 years due to influenza.
DPHHS confirms that this is the 11th influenza-related death in Montana, as of January 5, 2024, and the first pediatric death of the 2023-2024 influenza season.
In Montana, the last flu-related pediatric death occurred during the 2022-2023 influenza season when on...