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Colds and flu

Question
Posted by: Giliam Smit | 2020/04/20

Q.

Should I get the flu injection?

Soem medical Dr's say to get a flu injection and other Dr's say not to get the flu injection..who can and must we trust ?? I used to get the flu injection every year for 7 years now...on the radio some Dr's say we must get the flu injection and then on another station the Dr's say not to get the flu injection during the Covid-19 period...what must I do now??? I do need help please.

Expert's Reply

A.

Flu expert
- 2020/04/23

Hi there

Yes, you should go for the flu injection if it is available in your area. This is to protect your immunity (not against Covid-19) but against the flu, which will indirectly benefit your immune system, and will decrease the load on the health sector. Good luck and stay safe. 

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