There are many benefits to getting the flu vaccine including reducing the risk of flu illnesses and hospitalisations. While some people who get the vaccine may still get sick, it has been shown in several studies to reduce the severity of illness. Outbreaks of the flu occur yearly, and getting the vaccine ensures you have taken he steps to prevent any chance of getting it.
Anyone of us can get the flu, however it can be a lot more severe in a person over the age of 65, anyone suffering from a chronic medical condition as well as pregnant women. It is infectious and can become a serious illness therefore if you are in one the above high risk categories it is advised that you receive a new flu vaccine each year.
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