Local flu-related death could be first of season in Oregon

Timothy Pior, the Warrenton teen who died of flu-related illness Sunday, is likely the first pediatric flu-related death of the season in Oregon.

The state has reported more than 7,100 positive tests this season for Influenza A, an avian-carried strain of the illness commonly responsible for epidemics, but no deaths. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 64 flu-related deaths so far this season nationally.

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