Flu poses greater threat than Ebola, health experts say

October 2, 2014 9:51 PM

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INDIANAPOLIS - People are obviously concerned about the risk of Ebola in the United States, but health leaders here in Indianapolis say there's another illness that poses a bigger danger to your family.

"It's amazing because influenza we know can cause anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths a year, depending on the severity of the strain," Dr. Virginia Caine said. She is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Indiana University School of Medicine.

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