That's Not True!: Debunking Top Flu Myths

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  • The Flu Vaccine Gives You the Flu
  • Antibiotics Can Fight the Flu
  • Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Get Flu Vaccines; Causes Miscarriages
  • 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

Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Get Flu Vaccines; Causes Miscarriages

Actually a study found that flu vaccines protected pregnant women from miscarriages and stillborn deaths. Health experts recommend that pregnant women get the immunization because the flu causes “changes in immune system, heart and lungs during pregnancy make pregnant women more prone to severe illness from flu,” says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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