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Study: Flu Shots Keep People Out of Hospital

The top U.S. public health official on Monday called Influenza "the largest single risk the world faces." Even in a good year, when the flu is relatively mild, hundreds of thousands of people die from flu around the world, said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  "And in a bad flu year, it goes into the millions," he said. According to the agency, more than 200,000 people are...

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