Naples Girl, 11, Dies From Flu Complications

An 11-year-old girl from Naples, Ontario County has died of complications from the flu.  According to 13WHAM, Madeline Barton was taken to the doctor and treated for an ear infection.  Her condition worsened that night and she was rushed to the hospital.  Madeline died Wednesday night at Strong Memorial Hospital of influenza A and encephalitis. According to the Ontario County Health Director, this is the first pediatric death related to the flu in a decade in Ontario County. This is the fifth child statewide to die of flu complications.




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