Young adults hit hard by influenza outbreak - Fox 2 News Headlines

Young adults hit hard by influenza outbreak

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The flu, which has been hitting the nation hard this year, is taking a heavy toll on younger people.

Sixty-one percent of the people hospitalized are considered young enough to survive the worst of the flu symptoms.

Half of the people who end up in the hospital are obese.

Their immune systems and body types have a hard time fighting off disease.

This is the height of the flu season

There is still time to get a flu shot, but keep in mind it takes two weeks to become fully effective.

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