Flu Related "Co-Infections" On The Rise

Some important information for parents about the flu. Officials say
very few children actually die from the flu, but over the past few years, there's been an alarming increase of flu related "co-infections".

A new CDC study finds the number of flu related illness called Staphylococcus Aureus increased 30 percent over a three and a half year period in children. The kids affected by these flu related infections tend to be older and often have pneumonia along with flu symptoms.

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  • by Citizen Location: NC on Oct 6, 2008 at 05:46 PM
    Staphylococcus Aureus = MRSA
  • by MRSA! Location: NC on Oct 6, 2008 at 04:59 PM
    Please note that Staphylococcus Aureus IS MRSA. WITN, please add this to your article & readers take note.
  • by Jane Doe Location: NC on Oct 6, 2008 at 04:48 AM
    Please educate yourself on immunizations before you inject them into your children. I know that this article doesn't mention vaccination but it's that time of year. I'm not just speaking of the flu vax. Just research please. Read the ingredients, side effects, and laws regarding immunizations. You are NOT required to vaccinate your children against everything.

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