Don’t Let Flu Bring You 2 Weeks of Misery
Knowing the facts will not only prevent flu from sidelining you this fall and winter. It may also be lifesaving for those you love who are at high risk of complications.
Influenza (flu) is more than a nasty illness, says infectious disease expert Steven Gordon, MD. It can be devastating for those at high risk. And because the flu virus travels up to 6 feet with every cough or sneeze, it’s hard to avoid exposure. Arm yourself with the facts behind common flu vaccine myths:
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“There is a flu vaccine available for everyone over 6 months of age,” says Dr. Gordon. Don’t let the flu sideline you this winter — protect yourself with a flu shot.