Child death spurs NSW flu vaccine warning 13th July 2018 By: NEWS AGENCIES 0 NSW health authorities are urging parents to get their kids vaccinated with the free flu shot after a child died from influenza. The child was one of 19 admitted to Sydney’s children’s hospital between April 3 and July 8 with the flu, with only two of those infants fully vaccinated. It was the first death of a child for the 2018 flu season, NSW Health said. “This is an important reminder to parents who have not yet vaccinated their children that influenza can be life-threatening and it’s not too late to vaccinate,” Dr Kerry Chant, NSW Chief Health Officer, said in a statement on Friday. News of the death comes as the authority predicts a slow start to this year’s flu season in NSW, with 256 cases confirmed in the week ending July 8, compared with 6449 cases in the equivalent week in 2017. Previous post Probe: Globe editor did not violate anti-harassment policy Next post Watchdog `unclear´ why jail stopped using X-ray body… NEWS AGENCIES This is NEWSTAGE desk... News published by this account are official and directly from the news room of News Agencies. All rights reserved. Material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. For supports, ads, or you want your publications published. contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.