Shorty wrote:I read Flu cases are increasing in the US and it's the H1N1 strain which can be severe and kill healthy young and middle aged adults, not just elderly. H1N1 caused the last severe outbreak in 2009 which killed 12,000 Americans. I haven't gotten a shot but am considering getting one this week.
Did you get your vaccination yet?
Health officials say flu death of Wausau man highlights need to get vaccinated
Health officials say the flu death of a Wausau man highlights the need to get vaccinated.
Judy Burrows, program manager at the Marathon County Health Department, tells the Wausau Daily Herald you wouldn't expect someone that age to die from the flu. But for some reason, she says, H1N1 is affecting younger, healthy people very hard.