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CDC: Older Kids May Have Greater H1N1 Risk About one in 13 U.

The statement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control takes a comprehensive look at the first 36 deaths, and found some essential differences in the pediatric loss of life toll from swine flu as compared to seasonal flu: Normally, half or even more of the small children who also die from flu are age 4 and younger. But a lot more than 80 % of the small children who passed away with swine flu had been 5 or older. Almost two-thirds of the kids who died with swine flu experienced epilepsy, cerebral palsy or additional neurodevelopmental circumstances.