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Date:11/18/2008

ronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease and diabetes. The CDC also recommends annual vaccination for caregivers and household contacts of high-risk groups, such as parents, grandparents, babysitters and health-care professionals.

Vaccination typically begins in October and can continue through March. In most seasons, influenza virus activity peaks in February or March, so vaccination throughout the entire influenza season is beneficial and recommended.

Influenza, along with its complications, is a serious respiratory illness. On average, 36,000 Americans die and about 226,000 people are hospitalized each year. Vaccination is a safe and effective way to prevent influenza and its complications.

About Faces of Influenza

The Lung Association's Faces of Influenza initiative is conducting widespread awareness activities during the influenza season, including national distribution of new television and radio public service announcements featuring Yamaguchi.

Comprehensive local awareness activities also are planned, with nine local Lung Associations across the country planning major media and public education activities to increase awareness about influenza in their communities. Lung Associations participating in this year's initiative are Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento and Tampa/St. Petersburg.

Celebrities who have joined Yamaguchi for the Faces of Influenza campaign include: actor Dean Cain, who played Superman on ABC's Lois and Clark; WNBA basketball star Sheryl Swoopes; Dr. Joyce Brothers, well-known psychologist and advice columnist; Joy Behar, comedian and co-host of ABC's The View; Olympic Gold Medalist Vonetta Flowers; and actor Peter Gallagher.

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