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As one of the worst flu seasons in years continues to sicken people across the US, one of its most striking aspects are the untimely deaths it's caused: A 21-year-old bodybuilder; a 12-year-old boy; a 40-year-old marathoner. Infants, the elderly and immunocompromised people are always at higher risk of dying from the flu, but how exactly does the flu kill an otherwise healthy person?