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Adults only catch flu about twice a decade
London: Adults over the age of 30 only catch flu about once every five years, researchers have calculated.While children get flu on average every other year, flu infections become less frequent as people progress through childhood and early adulthood, the findings showed.From the age of 30 onwards, flu infections tend to occur at a steady rate of about two per decade."For adults, we found...
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Adults only catch flu about twice a decade
London: Adults over the age of 30 only catch flu about once every five years, researchers have...
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