Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related

Savanna Jessie

The day after an 8-year-old girl from Queens died from flu-related symptoms during the state's worst flu season in more than a decade, New York City health officials urged residents to get flu shots - and stay home if they are sick. Her mother called 911 around 5:35 a.m. Monday after she tried to wake the girl up inside their home in the LeFrak City Apartments on 57th Avenue and she was unresponsive, cops said.

Her frantic father performed CPR.

An eight-year-old girl who was having trouble breathing died Monday morning at Elmhurst Hospital.

Emergency room visits for the flu have surged to the highest level in years, officials said Tuesday.

Over 2,000 New Yorkers died from the flu and pneumonia, a common flu-related complication, in 2015, the a year ago with records available, according to a release from the New York City Health Department.

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The second death was described as a pediatric patient from New York City.

Exacerbating the problem, the flu vaccine developed for this year is effective in just 10 percent to 20 percent of the cases recorded. More than 50 children have died from the flu across the country this season. "The influenza season is far from over, and it is not too late to get the flu shot", city health department spokesman Julien Martinez said. "As a parent you're a moron if you don't take your kid to get a flu shot - putting your kids and other classmates at risk", said Vanessa Gomez, 34, a stay-at-home mom who lives in the building.

The podcast also informed the public of some of the best methods to prevent the flu virus.

"Sad. My two young ones have gotten the flu shot".

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