February 20, 2014
8:00 am

CDC Reports Flu Hit Younger People Particularly Hard This Season – Press Release

This influenza season was particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. People age 18-64 represented 61 percent of all hospitalizations from influenza-up from the previous three seasons when this age group represented only about 35 percent of all such hospitalizations. Influenza deaths followed the same pattern; more deaths than usual occurred in this younger age group.


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The original publication date for this article is February 20, 2014 1:00 pm

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