West Virginia child dies from flu

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A child has died in West Virginia because of the flu.

The Ohio County Department of Health tells WSAZ they received a report Monday morning from a Wheeling hospital of a pediatric flu death.

Officials say the child was from Ohio County.

According to health department officials, they have been more than 30 pediatric flu deaths across the country this flu season.

The health department recommends getting a flu shot and going to the hospital if you begin experiencing flu symptoms.