It sounds like the 2013 flu season is off and running. Have you or your kids been vaccinated? What caused you to make that decision?
So far, more than 15,000 cases have been reported, with more than 2,000 hospitalizations last week alone.
The number of unreported cases is likely at least three or four times that amount. There is widespread activity in 41 states, and18 children have died. Most of the severe cases are due to secondary complications (the flu weakens your immune response) including pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/01/07/what-need-to-know-about-flu-this-year/#ixzz2HJxGAKHT