CDC: 4 children died from the flu in New York City last month

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Michelle Charlesworth has the details. (Patrick Sison)

More than a quarter of the flu deaths among children this season have been in the New York Area.

The Center for Disease Control says four children died in New York City last month. The CDC did not say exactly where the children lived, or how old they were.

Nationwide, 15 children have died from the flu. Last season, 89 children died.

There are still six to eight weeks of flu season remaining.
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