Category - Teen
on christmas day, 16-year-old kaylee roberts opened presents at her aunts house in suburban cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her. Each year from october to may, millions of people all across the united states come down with the flu. But people in every age group including teens can catch it. The teens death comes after a 10-year-old coppell, texas boy also died after contracting the flu. Officials are working to determine whether the virus was the cause of his death as well. Ohio teen, 16, dies from the flu just days after spending christmas with family this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. friends, family and classmates are mourning after a winnipeg teen died from flu complications. Blaine ruppenthal, 17, a grade 12 student at kelvin high school, was rushed to st. This is a great time to catch up on vaccinations, including those for flu and meningitis. Protect your teen against vaccine-preventable diseases by following the recommended immunization schedule. Skip directly to site content skip directly to page options skip directly to a-z link. flu usually hits the very young and the very old the hardest. Depending on the season, it kills anywhere between 4,000 and 50,000 people a year in the united states. Flu vaccine for preteens and teens a yearly flu vaccine is the best way to protect your child from flu and its potentially serious complications. a flu-ridden 16-year-old from guatemala writhed in agony inside a u. Flu vaccines come in two forms, a shot and a nasal spray the shot contains killed flu viruses. The nasal spray contains weakened live flu virus, which cant cause the flu. Both cause the body to make antibodies to fight off infection by the live flu virus, and both work equally well.