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Flu hitting young people harder this year

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Friday, February 21, 2014

CNN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported people between the ages of 18 and 64 represent 61% of all influenza-related hospitalizations.

More flu deaths than usual have also occurred in people under 65. Adults between 25 and 64 account for more than half of flu deaths this season, according to the CDC, compared with less than a quarter last year.

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