Experts: Vaccinate Kids First In a typical flu season, more than 40 percent of school-age kids get the flu. But health officials are trying to get the vaccine to Americans over age 50. New findings suggest children should be vaccinated first to reduce the spread of flu to older adults. Hear NPR's Richard Knox.
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Health Experts: Kids Should Get Flu Shots First

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Health Experts: Kids Should Get Flu Shots First

Health Experts: Kids Should Get Flu Shots First

Health Experts: Kids Should Get Flu Shots First

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In a typical flu season, more than 40 percent of school-age kids get the flu. But health officials are trying to get the vaccine to Americans over age 50. New findings suggest children should be vaccinated first to reduce the spread of flu to older adults. Hear NPR's Richard Knox.