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The Key Differences Between COVID-19 and the Flu

Flu season is nothing new and most people are familiar with the flu as it comes around each year. This year’s flu season is unique to any other year though. The presence of COVID-19 creates an added challenge for patients and medical staff to differentiate between the two. With many similarities between the flu and …

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The Benefits of Getting a Flu Shot as Early as Possible

Waiting until the heart of flu season to remember your flu shot is a mistake that a staggeringly high number of people make each year. Experts say that you should try to get your flu shot at least a month before flu season actually begins, but some are recommending getting it even earlier than that. …

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Signs and Symptoms to Watch for During Flu Season!

The flu season is pretty much kicking off at this moment.  As more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person. The best way to protect against the flu virus is with an updated flu vaccine known as a “flu shot.” …

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What places does the flu virus spread the fastest?

The influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. By protecting yourself against the disease, families can ensure they are vaccinated, hygienic, and less likely to get the disease. A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing how, and where, the flu virus is likely to …

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Why Are Vaccines Important for Pediatric Health?

You’ve likely heard to recent debates surrounding pediatric vaccines. From claims that they cause autism to uncertainty as to why they’re needed, many new questions have worked their way to the surface of the conversation. If you’re a parent or caregiver, it’s important that you understand why vaccines matter, how they work, and if they’re …

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