Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu

Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu

Best Ways to Steer Clear of the FluThe flu season doesn’t end until spring. It is therefore not too late to get the flu vaccine to protect yourself.

Key takeaways:

– The flu vaccine is able to protect people with pre-existing medical conditions and infants younger than 6 months old.

– The spread of flu can be minimized by covering the mouth and the nose when you sneeze or you cough.

– To reduce the risk of catching flu, you should be aware of the surfaces that you touch and wash hands with water and soap.

If you, your child or someone in your household gets the flu, be sure to keep that person home from school or work so they don’t spread their infection to others.

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https://consumer.healthday.com/infectious-disease-information-21/flu-news-314/best-ways-to-steer-clear-of-the-flu-718481.html

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