Flu Kills 4-Year-Old

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

The flu has claimed its first life in Mesa County since the health department began taking records in 2003.

A four-year-old died on January 30th, and according to the Mesa County Health Department he tested positive for type “B” flu. This is the first death in Colorado for the 2007-2008 flu season.

Today a memorial service was held for the young boy at Canyon View Vineyard Church Chapel. Those who knew and loved him say he had a natural athletic ability and loved sweets.

Tune into 11 News at 5:30 for all the latest details.

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