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Marshfield High School Student Dies From Influenza B

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – Officials say a 16-year-old student at a Coos Bay high school has died due to complications of Influenza B.

Coos Bay Public Schools Superintendent Bryan Trendell says the student at Marshfield High School died early Monday morning.

The World reports Marshfield High School Principal Travis Howard says he’s been been in contact with an infectious disease specialist who assured him that the school was not in danger of further infection or contamination.

Howard says the student was a football and baseball player and was also in band.

Howard said a room was set up for students at the school who might need counseling.

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