California teen’s suspected coronavirus-related death would be one of youngest in US
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A 17-year-old California resident’s death related to the novel coronavirus could be one of the youngest in the U.S. to date.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced three new deaths related to the novel virus, or COVID-19, including the 17-year-old from Lancaster, Calif. But later the same day, the health department back-peddled, saying in an updated statement that his or her death “will require further evaluation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”
“Though early tests indicated a positive result for COVID-19, the case is complex and there may be an alternate explanation for this fatality,” health department officials said in the updated statement. If confirmed by the CDC, however, the fatality would …continued .
[Source: Fox News]