5 doctors weighed in:
Are children more likely to get sicker from bird flu?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Especially infants.
Influenza has particularly severe effects in infants and the elderly who usually have the least ability to fight it off.

In brief: Yes
Especially infants.
Influenza has particularly severe effects in infants and the elderly who usually have the least ability to fight it off.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Their immune system is not as strong to fight bird flu as easily.
Older people are also more prone to get sicker for the same reason.

In brief: Yes
Their immune system is not as strong to fight bird flu as easily.
Older people are also more prone to get sicker for the same reason.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Why do you ask?
Probably but not a problem at this time.

In brief: Why do you ask?
Probably but not a problem at this time.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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