State health officials say the child had several underlying medical conditions.
The child was not able to be vaccinated for medical reasons, according to the state Health Department.
Lab tests have confirmed flu was a contributing factor in the death of a North Jersey toddler earlier this month.
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Infection control experts urge individuals who may have the flu to wear a mask or just stay home if considering visiting someone at the hospital.
As of Dec. 22, over 1,200 people in New Jersey have tested positive on the rapid influenza test.
NJ's flu season has been elevated to a "high activity level." That's putting strain on the state's hospitals.
Vanguard Medical Group President Dr. Robert Eidus says they’re expecting the flu season to peak around Christmas, and they’re expecting it to hit hard.
HackensackUMC says flu rates in New Jersey are higher this year than last year, two months earlier than usual.
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It's recommended that people get the flu vaccine, especially the elderly, those with chronic diseases like diabetes, kidney and lung disease and pregnant women.
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