A 5-year-old who died after falling sick in her Brooklyn residence often is the fourth younger sufferer of the flu this winter.
Medics rushed little Elisa Murray from her house in Canarsie’s Bay View Homes on Shore Parkway close to E. 102nd St. to Brookdale College Hospital simply after 10 p.m. Saturday, FDNY officers mentioned.
She died on the hospital, and metropolis Well being Division officers are investigating whether or not she succumbed to the flu, sources informed the Day by day Information.
“The girl opened her door and he or she began screaming, saying that her daughter wasn’t respiration, so I got here and referred to as 911,” a neighbor informed NBC Information four.
Metropolis Well being Division officers have confirmed the deaths of three youngsters from flu, together with an Eight-year-old woman from Queens.
Town noticed six flu-related little one deaths within the 2016-2017 influenza season, officers mentioned.