...this year’s national Flu season was going to be worse than usual. Deaths from flu have been as high as 49,000 in very bad seasons. About 80% of deaths are in the over 65 age group. All but especially the elderly should get immunized. There are several vaccines available. The best for older folks is the high-dose type. It has 4 times the material to promote immunity as the other types. Get with the program.