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Not to be alarming, it's a good idea to start thinking about getting the flu – and sooner rather than later.
According to a new report in New York The Times Australia last year had an "unusually early and fairly severe flu season", which caused health experts to cover the same fate. Therefore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls on Americans to receive influenza treatment as soon as possible. Times . "But the best step is to get the vaccine right now."
In the CDC FluView weekly, not many people currently suffer from a viral infection in the United States, but this is not a good reason to pull their feet. about vaccinations. "You need to get the flu vaccine before the flu viruses start spreading in your community, because it takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu," the CDC website states. Although the flu season changes with each passing year, October usually marks the beginning.
As you may recall, (some, unfortunately, more than others) the flu season was particularly bad last year: CDC estimates that 37.4 million to 42.9 million people in the United States have contracted and contract the virus from 36,400 to 61,200 died. The season also lasted an unbearably long time: 21 weeks, which was the longest in decades.
Be that as it may … what a great day to get flu!