Why I Get My Flu Shot Each Year

  • is being off work for three weeks (average time to get over the flu) a risk you’re ready to take? the answer to this will vary a lot depending on your professional situation.
  • are you at risk for complications? ie, do you have asthma, a weak immune system, a heart condition, or like me, a tendency to catch any upper respiratory tract infection that is lying around? chances are your doc has told you if you are, but it might be worth checking. If you are at risk for complications, catching the flu may have consequences more dire for you than for the average person. It may not be a risk you should be willing to take.
  • are you in contact with people who cannot get vaccinated, or who are at risk of complications? if you are, then you might want to reduce the risk of passing on the flu to them — by reducing the risk of catching it yourself.

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Anglo-Swiss. Digital communications and strategy. Lausanne. Feline Diabetes. Other random stuff.

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Anglo-Swiss. Digital communications and strategy. Lausanne. Feline Diabetes. Other random stuff.

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