About 4% of adults and up to 8% of children have some reaction to food. With the increase in food allergies in children, some pregnant or breastfeeding women are likely to worry about eating certain types of foods.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.