1. Can the flu kill me?
Flu can be a severe and possibly life-threatening disease, especially for high-risk people. The category of 'high-risk' includes those who are:
- Adults older than 60 years
- Children less than 5 years
- Chronically ill people with Asthma, Cancer, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Cystic fibrosis, Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Kidney or liver disease, Obesity
- Pregnant women
2. What can I do to prevent falling ill with the flu?
Everyone who does not want to get sick with flu should get a flu shot, especially high-risk individuals
3. Are there any risks associated with getting a flu shot?
Don’t get a flu shot if you are allergic to eggs or if you had a severe reaction to a previous flu vaccine.
4. Are there side effects?
The vaccine contains killed viruses which cannot infect you. What you might get is a mild reaction with flu-like symptoms.
5. How often do I need to get a vaccine?
Every year, different strains of the flu virus circulate. Therefore, a new vaccine is manufactured each year in response to that year’s prevalent flu strains. To be up-to-date you need to be vaccinated every year.
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