Pediatric Recommendations for the Flu Season

Pediatric Recommendations for the Flu Season

by Yenny (SU)
Each year, millions of children are afflicted with the influenza virus, which is far more dangerous than the common cold. Children with chronic health problems like asthma are especially at risk of serious flu-related complications. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that as many as 26,000 children younger than five years old have been hospitalized since 2010, and flu-related deaths during regular flu seasons have ranged from 37-131.