CAN I SPREAD THE
FLU IF I DON
It is a common myth that the flu can
you show signs of having it.
Fact is, people can spread
the flu even before symptoms begin.1 That
practice healthy habits all year round, like
washing your hands often and covering your
and mouth when you sneeze or cough.1,2
Do I Need a Flu Shot Every Year?
Because flu viruses change year to year,
so do the vaccines. In order to keep up with
the changing viruses,
you need to be vaccinated
with the current vaccine every single year.2
CAN A FLU SHOT
GIVE ME THE FLU?
vaccine viruses that are dead, or no viruses at all.
And when there are no active viruses present,
you just can
Should I Wait to Get Vaccinated So I’m Protected Longer?
It's a myth that you should wait to get vaccinated so you are protected longer. Flu vaccinations are designed to last all season long. Plus, it takes about 2 weeks for antibodies to develop to help
protect against the flu,
so you shouldn't wait until peak flu season
to get vaccinated.4,5
ME DOUBLE THE
This is a myth. Sometimes children require a different dosing
schedule of the flu vaccine to
help prime their immune systems,
not getting double vaccinated.6 However, for adults,
there is no evidence suggesting that
more than one annual dose
of the flu vaccine provides any additional protection.7
What Do You Know About Flu Vaccines?
Take the quiz below to get the facts on how to help protect yourself against the flu.
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