The Importance of the Flu Vaccine

Yet another flu season is upon us. With an estimated average of 200,000 U.S. hospitalizations due to seasonal flu complications each year, influenza is considered by health experts as unpredictable and potentially severe. So have you gotten your flu shot?

Many folks have questions about the flu. Take a look at this handy infographic, compiled and created by Cork, Ireland-based Union Quay Medical Centre. It features statistics from various leading health organizations (i.e., the Cleveland Clinic, Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital, WebMD, and the World Health Organization) including data regarding the prevalence of influenza worldwide, the world’s most flu-abundant regions, and specific symptoms to help patients differentiate between the common cold and the flu…

The Importance of the Flu Vaccine - Infographic


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