Common myths about the flu virus

It may be the holiday season, but this is also the season when the flu claims most of its victims.

Despite the fact that almost everyone has had it, there are still a lot of myths out there about the flu.

First, flu shots do not cause the flu.

The vaccines are not made from the whole virus, so they can't make you sick.

Another myth, younger, healthy people don't need flu shots.

The flu can put even healthy people in intensive care, and at the very least, make them contagious.

And one of the most common myths of all, if you got a flu shot this year, you don't need another one.

The flu virus typically changes each year, so the vaccine has to change too.

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