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Kristina Duda, R.N.

NIVW: The Flu and Older Adults

By December 5, 2012

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The flu is a scary illness for many older adults. People over the age of 65 are at higher risk for serious illness and complications than any other group. A vast majority of people who die from the flu each year - about 90% - are over the age of 65.

There are precautions that older adults can take to protect themselves from the flu.

Get the facts about the flu vaccine and make an educated decision about how to protect yourself, especially if you or a loved one are over 65 years old.

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