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MYTH VS. FACT - Flu Edition

Top 10 Myths about the Flu

1. I’m healthy. I don’t need to get the flu vaccine.
Myth – vaccinations are intended to keep people healthy, children need to get vaccinated too. 654 more words

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The flu is on its way!

As National Preparedness Month starts winding down, another event that we should be preparing for is FLU SEASON. Flu season typically begins in late fall… 82 more words

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CDC: 90% of Kids Who Died Last Flu Season Didn't Get Vaccine

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The flu took the lives of more than 100 children in the U.S. last flu season, and most of those kids didn’t get a flu shot. 444 more words

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Enterovirus: Everything parents need to know about symptoms, treatment

WATCH ABOVE: A serious respiratory illness that’s been spreading through parts of the United States has now crossed the border into Canada. There’s always a spike in viruses when kids return to school, but the severity of this strain of Enterovirus is raising concern. 1,123 more words

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It's time to get your flu shot

(CNN) — Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

That’s the message both the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are sending to every American older than 6 months. 526 more words

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Options for protection come with flu season

WASHINGTON – It’s time for flu vaccine again and while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. 711 more words

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It's time to get your flu shot

DENVER — The Centers for Disease Control predicts a tough flu season this year.

The flu kills more than 30,000 people each year and lands more than 200,000 in the hospital.  666 more words

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