The flu has very sadly taken the life of a child in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The family says the girl died from Influenza A.

Gianna Wehrkamp's mother says, 'Gianna had a fever of 103 degrees on Thursday. She was diagnosed with Influenza A and given Tamiflu on Friday.'

But overnight, the girl became unresponsive while sleeping in her mom's arms.  EMTs took her to the hospital, where she died just before noon on Saturday.

The family says Gianna was a healthy two year old up until coming down with the flu.

Source: KELOLAND.com