Children at Greater Risk for H1N1

A study of household transmission of the H1N1 pandemic flu has confirmed that children 18 and younger are more at risk than young adults and seniors. Compared with adults ages 19 through 50, children in households where someone had confirmed H1N1 flu were twice as likely to become infected, according to Simon Cauchemez, of Imperial College London and colleagues there and at the CDC. Adults older than 50, on the other hand, were less likely to come down with the disease, Cauchemez and...Full Story
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