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Train commuters in Mexico City wear masks during the H1N1 influenza outbreak of 2009-10.

Areavoices.com: Generation X meets the flu

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How do you get a generation of healthy young adults to start paying attention to infectious diseases like influenza?

Perhaps they're paying a little more attention than we realize. Researchers at the University of Michigan recently released a report on how American 30-somethings responded to the H1N1 flu pandemic of 2009-10 and concluded they "did reasonably well in their first encounter with a major epidemic."

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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