Why young, healthy people are dying from the flu this season

While flu is typically thought to be most risky for the very young and very old, this year’s flu season has seen a rise in young, seemingly healthy people dying. The flu has taken the lives of a 20-year-old Arizona mom, a 21-year-old Pennsylvania fitness enthusiast, and a 51-year-old Massachusetts mother of two in recent weeks. A simple runny nose and light cough are known to take the lives of children under 2, but healthy young adults are dying during this year’s flu season.

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