This Flu Season May be 'Normal,' But Still Deadly

As British health officials report the highest rates of flu infection in over a decade and begin to hoard what little vaccine remains for those most at risk, the U.S. is on track for a normal flu season. But even during a normal season, the flu kills, on average, 36,000 people in the U.S. each year. "This flu season may be nothing out of the ordinary. But we must remember: ordinary is not fun," said Dr. William Schaffner, chair of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in...Full Story
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