Camden County middle schooler dies

March 17, 2009 4:45:59 PM PDT
The New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the death of a 12-year-old Camden County girl.

Right now officials have confirmed the girl tested positive for both influenza B - That's the flu.

And MRSA - methicillin-resistant staph A - That's a potentially drug resistant, bacterial infection.

We're told the girl became ill in mid- February and spent several weeks at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Lab samples have been sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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