The Savvy Patient - Flu Hits Children Harder Than Adults

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

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