CDC: All Kids Should Get Flu Shot

Published 10/28 2013 04:41PM

Updated 10/28 2013 09:10PM

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

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

Experts say more than 800 children died from flu-related complications between 2004 and 2012.

The CDC says children should start getting yearly flu shots at 6 months old.

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