Mother mourns 5-year-old boy's flu death - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Mother mourns 5-year-old boy's flu death

(WMC-TV) - A 5-year-old boy from North Mississippi is the most recent victim of the widespread flu outbreak.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed the first pediatric flu death in the state since the 2009-2010 H1N1 Pandemic flu season.

Wesley Mashburn, 5, grew up with chronic underlying health conditions.  He died from complications with the flu on Sunday.

Action News 5's Anna Marie Hartman is sitting down with his family to talk about what led to his untimely death.

Tune into Action News 5 at 10 p.m. for Anna Marie's full report.

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