That brings the total number of flu deaths in the state to 253, compared to just 218 for the entire 2016-17 flu season.
Many states are reporting high numbers of flu-related deaths already. That's down 18,250 from the week before.
Physicians have been treating as many patients as they did during the 2009 Swine Flu pandemic, according to scientists at the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The flu season usually runs through May.
The Minnesota Department of Health says the child's death was reported last week as the number of flu-related hospitalizations in the state continues to drop.
Also complicating the situation is that for the past two flu seasons, the effectiveness of the vaccine has been lower than 40 percent.
"The virus is changing constantly, which is why we have to get a new vaccine every year", Palese said.
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Health department epidemiologist Karin Martin declined to say whether the kids who have died had been vaccinated against the flu.
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That brings the statewide total to 253 since the flu season began October 1, far exceeding 218 deaths from the previous year.
Hodges said this flu is spread through the eyes, nose and mouth.
This flu season is one of the worst in memory.
Go to tulsa-health.org for more information about the flu, including flu vaccination clinic locations and hours of operation, and accepted insurance and other methods of payment. A flu shot is encouraged for anyone over the age of 6 months who hasn't been immunized.