The Flu is Here. Be Prepared.
Flu season is bad—as expected.
The flu is running rampant in the United States. For the first time in more than a decade, every state in the country has signs of widespread flu activity.
What’s there to do? Well, first off, make sure to get the shot. The vaccine isn’t as effective on this strain that’s been predominant this year, but it can still help prevent other strains. Other than that, become a clean freak. Sneeze into a napkin or the crook of your elbow, wash your hands frequently, and wipe down surfaces that may have come into contact with the flu (flu germs can live for up to 24 hours on a surface). If you do get the flu, stay at home. Don’t risk infecting others.
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