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Kids 14 times more likely than elderly to get swine flu

Wall Stret Journal Health Blog, August 28, 2009
One of the unusual things about the swine flu is that it often strikes young, healthy people, while skipping over the elderly. The most recent evidence comes from the Chicago Department of Public Health, which reports that kids between 5 and 14 were 14 times more likely than the those over 60 to come down with the H1N1 flu.