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8 children in Tennessee have died from flu

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-28 15:16:13-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The number of children who died from the flu in Tennessee has risen to eight.

The Tennessee Department of Health said Tuesday three of the reported deaths were in the Middle Grand Division and five in the East Grand Division.

Read more: Experts say flu is bigger threat to Middle Tennesseans than Coronavirus

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