Influenza / Flu
Some useful information about this diseases and vaccination
Influenza, or the flu, is a viral infection that affects the respiratory system. It is highly contagious and can be serious or even deadly, especially for older adults or those with underlying health conditions. The flu can cause symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, and fatigue, and can lead to complications such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and sinus infections.
One of the most effective ways to protect yourself from getting the flu is by getting vaccinated. The flu vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent flu illness and can reduce the risk of complications from the flu, especially for those at higher risk of serious illness.
The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone six months of age and older, and it is especially important for people who are at higher risk of serious illness, such as older adults, young children, pregnant women, and those with certain chronic health conditions.
There are some interesting facts about the flu that you may not know. For example, the flu is caused by a virus that can mutate quickly, which is why it is important to get vaccinated every year to protect against the most current strains of the virus.
In addition, the flu can spread easily from person to person, and it is possible to transmit the virus to others before you even know you are sick. This is why it is important to practice good hygiene and take preventive measures to reduce the spread of the flu.
Overall, the flu is a serious and common illness that can lead to serious complications and even death. Getting vaccinated is an important step you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu and to maintain the overall health of your community.
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Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Some information relating to the diseases we can vaccine against
COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that can range from mild to severe, especially for older adults or those with underlying health conditions.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation, leading to symptoms such as fever, fatigue, loss of appetite and nausea. It's one of the most common vaccine-preventable diseases.
Yellow fever is a viral disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes, which causes symptoms such as fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, and nausea. Found in certain parts of Africa and South America.