Flu hospitalizations for elderly highest ever recorded - UPI.com

January 30, 2015 10:13 PM

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Flu hospitalizations for elderly highest ever recorded - UPI.com

The CDC warned the 2014-15 flu season would be a bad one and new numbers from the agency's weekly FluView report show the elderly, in particular are spending more time in the hospital because of it.

About 198 out of every 100,000 people 65 and older have been hospitalized this season with a flu-related illness. A total of 86,000 elderly have been hospitalized.

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