Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study

April 10, 2015 4:00 PM

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FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with neurological disorders such as epilepsy or cerebral palsy are at increased risk for complications from the flu, but are no more likely to receive a flu shot than other kids are, a new U.S. study shows.

It's possible that many doctors don't know that some of these disorders put children at increased risk for flu-related complications, the researchers said.

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