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Influenza: How to prevent and treat a serious infection

This fall is different than any other before it. Back-to-school is different, professional and college sports are different, and many of the seasonal rituals are upended thanks to COVID-19. But what isn't different is the return of influenza or the flu. The flu is more than a bad cold. Although many people who get the flu recover with rest and fluids, thousands of Americans die from this illness each year, and millions are sick enough to miss work or school. Influenza is serious — but it can be prevented and treated.

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Flu Vaccine Fact Sheet

Flu Vaccine Fact Sheet

Give Yourself a Fighting Chance Against the Flu: Getting the flu shot helps protect you and your family from the flu. That's especially important now during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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