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Flu season is here and now is the time to get a flu shot

November 15, 2019

From the CNN website

The aches, the sneezing, the sore throat, the exhaustion — flu season is here and you want to be prepared.

Typically, the “season” starts in October, but there has already been flu-related deaths reported. Physicians say it’s not too early to get a flu shot and they are available at many pharmacies and doctor’s offices around the country.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October, if possible. Doctors say you definitely want to one before Thanksgiving, when you are likely to see more people, travel and be exposed to more germs. It typically takes about two weeks to build up your immunity once you get the shot.

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