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Super Bowl Team Cities See More Flu Deaths

January 30th, 2015

Episode 187 of 579 episodes

Regions that send a team to the Super Bowl saw on average an 18 percent increase in flu deaths among those over 65, probably because of increased transmission due to gatherings of people at parties during the height of the flu season. Karen Hopkin reports