Flu Hitting Obese People Harder

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•02 Jan 13, 2014

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 46 percent of American adults who have been hospitalized with this year’s strain of the flu are obese, a figure much higher than the 20-30 percent average of years past. What do you think?

  • “Are we sure they’re not just faking it to get some of that tasty medicine?”

    Raymond Massey –
    Watchband Assembler

  • “So that’s why Hardy was always sneezing while Laurel looked fine.”

    Ross Bristow –
    Recording Engineer

  • “Oh great, another excuse for people to not hang out with me.”

    Sandra Vafiadis –
    Systems Analyst

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