Working Together to Prevent the Flu

As Benjamin Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That is certainly the case with the flu vaccine, which according to the Center for Disease Control, prevented 5.3 million Americans from getting the flu and stopped 85,000 influenza-related hospitalizations in 2016-2017. Furthermore, a 2015 CDC study revealed that, over nine years, the flu vaccine saved more…

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