Reduce your risk of catching influenza

Mar 27, 2017

No one wants to get sick and there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself against influenza:

  • Be vaccinated – vaccination is the single most effective way of protecting yourself against the flu.
  • Hand washing and personal hygiene, such as trying not to touch your mouth or nose.
  • Where possible, avoid crowds during the flu season.
Note: In controlled clinical trials remedies such as vitamin C and Echinacea have failed to show any benefit in preventing influenza.

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