In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insights into how the influenza virus affects children.
Key ways to help prevent the flu:
- Opt for the annual vaccination for children 6 months or older
- Limit exposure, especially for infants and young children
- Wash hands regularly
- Help build resistance to the virus with good nutrition, exercise and rest
Read the full article for more: Flu Hits Children Harder Than Adults