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Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing Home

Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing HomeFlu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing Home

Flu season has reached epidemic levels, affecting nearly every state across the U.S., leaving nursing homes struggling to care for their residents.

Older patients are particularly vulnerable to the flu. In the week ending Jan. 5, the rate of flu-related hospitalizations for people 65 and older was 53.4 per 100,000, over twice than that of newborns and children, another vulnerable group, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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