Flu took a heavy toll on children this season

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The flu has killed 105 children this season, USA TODAY reports.

Last year was a very mild year for the flu–34 children died. This year the deaths were more in line with a typical year. According to the report, in the 2003-2004 season, 153 children died. Officials say though the flu season is winding down, it’s not over.

Of the children who died, 90% had not been vaccinated against the flu.

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