FLU season comes early

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The CDC says flu season is early in the United States with widespread activity seen in several states and the southern US hit especially hard so far.

In this video, I look at a couple of surveys/polls that look at how the public looks at influenza and the importance of the flu shot.

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One thought on “FLU season comes early”

  1. The problem for many is money. If you have private insurance, some vaccines are pretty expensive. I know some are free with insurance. However, many have to pay even if they carry private insurance.

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