Can You Get The Flu Shot If You Have A Cough?

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Importance of the Flu Shot

Italian astrologers called the seasonal misery we are familiar with "influenza" because they blamed it, as they did all misfortune, on the influence and placement of the heavenly bodies. However, we now know it's caused by a virus and is highly contagious.

 

According to Health Canada, 500-1000 deaths occur in Canada each year due to influenza or its complications. The best way to gain protection from the flu is to have a yearly flu shot in the fall. Because of new strains and mutations, the...

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