CDC: Flu shots recommended even for healthy kids
Updated: Tuesday, October 29 2013, 06:38 PM EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The CDC is urging parents to get their kids vaccinated for the flu, even if they are healthy.
A new report found that nearly half of kids who died from flu complications had no underlying medical conditions or risk factors for complications.
Researchers say about 830 children died from flu-related complications between 2004 and 2012.
The CDC says children should start getting yearly flu shots at 6 months old.