May 31st, 2018
Topics: flu

The flu season is upon us, come get vaccinated

Who is at high risk for developing flu-related complications?

Children younger than 5, but especially children younger than 2 years old Adults 65 years of age and older Pregnant women American Indians and Alaskan Natives seem to be at higher risk of flu complications People who have medical conditions including: Asthma (even if it’s controlled or mild) Neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions [including disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and muscle such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy (seizure disorders), stroke, intellectual disability (mental retardation), moderate to severe developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, or spinal cord injury] Chronic lung disease (such as chronic ... Continue Reading