Pediatric Influenza Vaccinations Influenza infections can be very dangerous for young children. Severe, even life-threatening, complications are most common for children under the age of two. Children five and under often need medical treatment if they contract the flu—20,000 of these kids are hospitalized each year. The US Center for Disease Control estimated more than… Continue Reading »

Children and the Flu There are a lot of misconceptions about the term “flu.” People often refer to a stomach bug as “the flu,” however, influenza is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. Parents might find it challenging to determine whether their son or daughter has the flu or the common cold. Cold symptoms… Continue Reading »