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10 facts about the flu

Flu Facts:

  1. The flu vaccine can't give you the flu.
  2. The flu puts 200,000 Americans in the hospital every year.
  3. Antibiotics have no effect on the flu.
  4. You can get the flu multiple times in a year.
  5. Cold weather does not cause illness.
  6. The flu kills 36,000 people in the USA every year.
  7. 30 percent of people carrying the flu show no symptoms.
  8. Hand sanitizer is not as effective as washing hands.
  9. The scientific consensus is that vaccines don't cause autism and are generally harmless - consult your physician or a health care professional for more details if you have concerns.
  10. Just because you've never gotten the flu, that doesn't mean you won't this year.
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