CDC: Children, adults with asthma need flu vaccination

06/24/2009 | United Press International

CDC officials said children and adults with asthma should be vaccinated against seasonal influenza because of their increased risk of complications should they get the flu. A CDC study found that U.S. vaccination rates for people with asthma were far below the guideline of having at least 60% of asthmatic adults ages 18 to 64 vaccinated for the flu.

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