4th Grader Dies of Flu
A fourth-grade student at St. Francis Catholic School died of influenza Tuesday, the first reported pediatric flu death in Montana this season, according to a RiverStone Health announcement on Wednesday. The girl had reportedly fallen ill on Sunday and died three days later. She was identified as Chloe Lai of Billings. In Yellowstone County, there have been 649 reported flu cases, 131 hospitalizations and four deaths.