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  • Health
  • Wednesday, 08 Oct 2008

The elderly make up 90% of influenza deaths. With the flu in season again, vaccination can help to boost the immune system, especially for the aged.

INFLUENZA or flu is sometimes confused with the common cold but it is actually an infectious disease that is much more severe and is caused by a different type of virus. Influenza can kill the very young, the elderly and those already ill, such as those with diabetes or hypertension.

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