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Protect Yourself and Others from the Flu


Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system - your nose, throat and lungs. Influenza, commonly called the flu, is not the same as the stomach viruses that cause diarrhea and vomiting.

Influenza and its complications can be deadly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that tens of thousands of people in the United States die each year of complications of influenza.

People at higher risk of developing flu complications include:

  • Young children
  • Older adults
  • Pregnant women
  • People with weakened immune systems
  • People who have chronic illnesses

Your best defense against influenza is to receive an annual vaccination.

[ More Information from the Mayo Clinic ]


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