The flu vaccine for the 2013-14 year is now widely available. And there are more vaccine choices than ever. It can be overwhelming. I’ve talked about the influenza previously, but here are some updates for the upcoming flu season.
The severity of the virus varies from year to year. Just how sick people will get and how widespread the infected populations will be this year are unknown at this time. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) will be tracking the effects of the virus as it starts to infect communities.
Children less than 2 years of age have the highest risk of complications and hospitalizations.
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