Colorado reports 2 more flu-related child deaths

DENVER (AP) — Two more children have died from flu in Colorado, bringing the total this season to four pediatric deaths.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Tuesday that one of the latest child deaths was in Denver and the other was in El Paso County. The earlier cases were in Denver and Jefferson County.

As of Jan. 12, the state had reported 674 cases of people hospitalized with the flu in 36 counties.

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