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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