- 5 out of 6 Canadian children will develop an ear infection before the age of 3.
- They are a leading cause for parents to take their child to see a physician.
- Children are more prone to infections due to having underdeveloped immune systems, in comparison to adults who have stronger immune systems.
- Usually the result of a cold or other upper respiratory infection.
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