Most Child Flu Victims Did Not Receive Vaccine, Says CDC

Among the 115 children who died of flu-related causes last year, less than a quarter of them had received the flu vaccine, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While childhood deaths from the flu are extremely rare, experts said the flu vaccine could have likely saved the lives of these children. "The influenza vaccine prevents the flu," said Tom Skinner, a spokesman for the CDC. "And if someone does come down with the flu, the vaccine can help avoid...Full Story
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