Flu vaccine won’t definitely stop you from getting the flu, but it’s more important than you think

12 April 2017

As we head towards a southern hemisphere winter, many people are wondering if it’s worth getting the flu vaccine.

Generally speaking, if you are vaccinated, you’re less likely to get the flu. But that’s not the whole story.

For most healthy people, it’s about considering the cost and a few seconds of pain against the possibility that you’ll need to take time off work and endure a few days of misery due to infection.

Read the full article on The Conversation.

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Allen C. Cheng, Kristine Macartney, 2017, Flu vaccine won’t definitely stop you from getting the flu, but it’s more important than you think, The Conversation, viewed 24 April 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/75626>.

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