CDC: Neurological conditions raise risk of flu-related complications

01/6/2012 | U.S. News & World Report

Children and young adults diagnosed with neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions should be given flu vaccinations because they face a higher risk of flu-related complications, CDC researchers wrote in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. They examined a flu outbreak in Ohio last February and found that 76 of 130 people with these conditions developed respiratory illness and 13 became severely ill.

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