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Influenza more serious for young adults in 2014

January 08, 2014

http://www.king5.com/news/editors-pick/Influenza-more-serious-for-young-adults-in-2014-239280921.html

 

Source - KING 5 TV


Health officials say they're seeing more serious illness from H1N1 in young adults (age 20-50). More than two dozen states are reporting a significant number of cases. In Washington, at least six influenza deaths have been reported statewide. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children’s and "Seattle Mama Doc," has some tips for staying healthy and informed.

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