Almost 50% of people hospitalized for the flu are obese

January 10, 2014 8:03 PM

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Almost 50% of people hospitalized for the flu are obese

Nearly half of all adults hospitalized nationwide for flu so far this season have been obese, much higher than in other recent flu seasons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Forty-six percent of adults hospitalized for influenza as of Jan. 4 were obese.

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