BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — According to the Erie County Department of Health a child died from the flu on Saturday.
A spokesperson from the ECDOH would not elaborate any further.
Influenza is widespread throughout all of Western New York. According to the New York Department of Health's most recent " Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report, " there are more than 10 lab confirmed cases of influenza per 10,000 people in Erie County. The same is true for almost ever county in New York.