Flu attack

Stein, Lisa
January 2003
U.S. News & World Report;1/20/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 2, p15
The Flu now claims more lives in the United States than AIDS. The elderly are the most vulnerable. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson says the numbers emphasize the importance of flu shots.


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