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Tech Times| Fri Jan 12 01:09:01 EST 2018
Ohio health officials reported that two boys, with ages of one year old and four years old, died from the flu virus. Parents are urged to have flu shots administered to their babies and children.  ( Georges Gobet | Getty Images ) Two young boys in Ohio have died from the flu as one of the most severe flu seasons in recent memory rages on across the United States. The tragic incidents should serve as a reminder for parents to have their children administered with flu shots, as they are the most vulnerable to the disease. According to Ohio health officials, two boys have died in the state due to the flu. The two victims are a one-year-old baby from Lucas County and a four-year-old ch..

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