That's Not True!: Debunking Top Flu Myths

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  • The Flu Only Kills Older People
  • The Flu Vaccine Just Puts Billions in Big Pharm’s Pockets
  • Healthy Young Adults Don’t Need to Worry About the Flu
  • You Don’t Need the Flu Vaccine Every Year
  • Fighting the Flu Strengthens Your Immune System
  • You Can Catch the Flu From Being Outside in the Cold
  • Don’t Believe the Hype!
  • The Flu Is Just a Severe Cold
  • The Flu Vaccine Gives You the Flu
  • Antibiotics Can Fight the Flu
  • Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Get Flu Vaccines; Causes Miscarriages

Healthy Young Adults Don’t Need to Worry About the Flu

Being young and healthy may help you heal better from the flu, but that isn’t guaranteed. Getting vaccinated for the flu also protects the people around you who are more vulnerable to complications — babies, the sick and the elderly. 

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