Iowa Reports First Flu Death

Posted at: 01/14/2014 11:05 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Iowa officials have reported the first flu death in the state.  The Iowa Public Health Department says it was an otherwise healthy child, but did not provide an age or location of the child.  It also says there are reports of several adult deaths possibly related to the flu.

Officials are encouraging people to get flu shots, especially children who are being hit especially hard with the H1N1 strain.