Super Bowl Cities See an 18% Spike in Flu Death

February 2, 2015 1:12 AM

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Super Bowl Cities See an 18% Spike in Flu Death

Super Bowl Teams’ Cities See 18% Spike in Flu Death

Call it Super Bowl fever. In cities that send teams to the big February game, researchers see an 18% spike in flu death in adults age 65 and older, a new paper from Tulane University shows. And the effect can get seven times worse when the game happens close to the peak of a particularly bad flu sea...

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