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Now's the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

An unvaccinated child is this flu season's first pediatric victim
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Children are especially susceptible to the flu.

It’s only October, but we already have the first confirmed pediatric flu death of the season in the United States. Florida health officials announced that an unvaccinated child died between September 30 and October 6 of influenza B, which is generally the less-deadly virus of the four types of influenza in circulation.

The that there have been 30 adult deaths due to flu

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