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CDC urges parents to get their children vaccinated for flu

If you've had a flu shot, but your children haven't, health officials say you shouldn’t put it off any longer.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - If you've had a flu shot, but your children haven't, health officials say you shouldn’t put it off any longer.

The CDC is urging parents to get their children vaccinated for the flu, even if they're otherwise healthy.

A new report shows that nearly half of kids who died from flu complications had no underlying medical conditions or risk factors for complications.

Researchers say about 830 children died from flu-related complications between 2004 and 2012.

The CDC says children should start getting yearly flu shots at six months old.

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