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Health Tip: At Greater Risk of Flu Complications?

Health Tip: At Greater Risk of Flu Complications?

08/26/11

(HealthDay News) -- Some people are more susceptible than others to developing complications of the flu. Experts say it's especially important that people with these risk factors speak with a doctor about getting the annual flu vaccine.

The American Academy of Family Physicians says people at greater risk of flu complications include:

  • Young people aged 6 months to 19 years.
  • Adults 50 and older.
  • People with chronic health problems.
  • Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant.
  • Anyone living in a nursing home or long-term care facility.
  • Health care workers in direct contact with patients.
  • People who care for children younger than 6 months.
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Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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