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Are children at increased risk for swine flu?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

In general, influenza, including swine flu (H1N1) affects children differently than adults. In children, the fever associated with influenza is likely to be higher, on average, than an adult's fever. In addition, children more often experience symptoms related to the digestive system, such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

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