Even healthy people can get very sick from influenza (flu) and can spread it to others. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick with flu and spreading it to others. These antibodies provide protection against infection with the viruses that are in the vaccine. During flu season, flu viruses circulate at higher levels in the U.S. population. … [Read more...] about Flu Immunization Update
The flu, a highly contagious respiratory illness, is caused by influenza viruses. An influenza virus can cause mild to severe illnesses and in some cases, it can lead to death. Unfortunately, it is common for people to come up with a range of excuses for why they should avoid getting flu shots. For example, “I’ve already had the flu and it wasn’t a big deal”, “flu vaccines will give me the flu” … [Read more...] about What Do I Need To Know About Flu Vaccinations?
It’s that time of the year; the time to visit Aubrey Pharmacy for your annual flu shot. Although the vaccine may not be perfect and it doesn’t offer a 100% guarantee that you won’t get influenza, skipping out on your annual flu vaccine is far worse than getting the vaccine. In case you need a little convincing, here are several reasons why you should get vaccinated. Skipping the Flu Shot May be … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need A Flu Shot?