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Is it too early to get a flu shot?
« on: September 13, 2018, 04:29:30 pm »
From Berkeley Wellness, "Is it too early to get a flu shot?"  According to the article (and a doctor I respect), early September could be too early for a flu shot to last through the flu season:


http://www.berkeleywellness.com/self-care/preventive-care/article/it-too-early-get-flu-shot?ap=400
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80,000 Americans died from flu last year
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2018, 07:33:41 pm »
This brief article from NEJM Journal Watch (September 28, 2018), "80,000 Americans Died from Flu Last Year," contains some chilling facts about the flu.




https://www.jwatch.org/fw114620/2018/09/28/80-000-americans-died-flu-last-year?query=pfwTOC&jwd=000100983645&jspc=
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