|Influenza-associated paediatric mortality data.|
US CDC FluView. Click to enlarge.
Over on his blog, Avian Flu Diary, Mike Coston has a great summary of some papers and a recent study that serve to highlight the importance of vaccinating children against influenza virus. It's a virus that can kill especially among, but not limited to, those with comorbidities. Influenza is a vaccine-preventable disease.
Have a read of the whole article at http://afludiary.blogspot.com.au/2013/10/pediatrics-influenza-associated.html.