HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – A girl has died from the flu in the Houston area.

The Houston Health Department reported that on Friday, she was between 5 and 17 years old and had previous illnesses and multiple organ damage.

Officials said the girl was in the hospital for the biggest month and died in the last week of February.

The girl tested positive for influenza B after a sterile swab, the health department said.

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