Prior to flu season, the media reports that millions of people will develop the flu causing an approximate death count of 36,000 people. But dying from the flu is rare.
According to the preliminary report from CDC website in 2002, the number of deaths from the flu was estimated to be around 753. The final total of deaths from the flu for the year 2001 was 257 not 36,000. Continue reading “Getting Around the Flu Vaccine”