Why Should I Get the Flu Vaccine?
Influenza — commonly called “the flu”— is a contagious disease that spreads around the U.S. every winter, usually between October and May. Flu is caused by influenza viruses, and is spread mainly by coughing, sneezing and close contact. Symptoms come on suddenly and may last several days. They can include:
• sore throat
• muscle aches
• runny or stuffy nose