Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years

March 3, 2015 8:52 PM

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TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most people dread the flu, and many work hard to avoid it. However, a new British study finds that the typical person over 30 only gets the illness about twice every decade.

"For adults, we found that influenza infection is actually much less common than some people think," said study senior author Dr. Steven Riley, of Imperial College London.

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