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Get a Flu Shot Now or Wait?

When is the best time to get a flu shot? Experts recommend getting vaccinated in September or October to guard against a potentially early flu season.

The Flu Shot: What You Need to Know

Here are the basics on how well flu shots work, how safe they are, whether you can get a flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine or booster at the same time, and more.

11 Foods and Drinks to Help Soothe Flu Symptoms

Fighting off the flu? While vaccination will blunt your symptoms and help you avoid infection in the first place, if you are infected, choosing the right foods and drinks may help you feel more like yourself and aid recovery. Read on.

Cold and Flu Symptoms

How do you tell the difference between the flu and a common cold? Both are contagious viral respiratory infections with many of the same symptoms. But there are key differences in how a cold and influenza set in and progress.

Consumer’s Guide to Flu Vaccines

Nearly everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot each fall. Learn how the annual flu vaccination protects you and those around you.

Got Flu? What to Do

The flu may wipe you out for a week or two, but certain steps can help ease the symptoms. And it’s never too late to get vaccinated.

How Long Does a Cold or Flu Last?

A cold and the flu typically develop in stages, with certain symptoms emerging as the infection progresses. But there are differences in their onset, severity, and duration.

Your Flu Shot Questions, Answered

What are the benefits of getting a flu shot? What are the side effects? Read on for answers to common questions about the flu vaccine.

7 Flu Shot Myths You Should Stop Believing

Can the flu shot give you the flu? (Answer: No.) Read on for accurate, medically vetted information on how flu vaccines work and their risks and side effects.

Do You Need a High-Dose Flu Shot?

The best flu vaccine for people 65 and up is one specifically designed for older adults, the CDC says. Here's why.
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