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The Flu: A Guide for Parents.

The Flu: A Guide for Parents.
Posted on 02/10/2020
Influenza (also known as flu) is a contagious respiratory
illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat
and lungs. Flu is different from a cold, and usually comes on
suddenly. Each year flu viruses cause millions of illnesses,
hundreds of thousands of hospital stays and thousands or
tens of thousands of deaths in the United States.
Flu can be very dangerous for children. CDC estimates that
between 6,000 and 26,000 children younger than 5 years
have been hospitalized each year in the United States
because of influenza. The flu vaccine is safe and helps
protect children from flu.
What parents should know....

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