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Flu Season Is Here

What is influenza (flu)? Influenza (flu) is an easily spread respiratory tract infection. It is caused by a virus. About 1 in 20 to 1 in 5 of people in the U.S. get the flu each year. The flu usually starts abruptly, with fever, muscle aches, sore throat, and a cough. The flu can make […]

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A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

You can avoid the flu this season by taking 1 simple step: Get a flu shot. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu immunization is too much trouble or costs too much. Or, they are sure that a flu immunization will make them sick or make them more likely to catch the flu or […]