Flu (Influenza)Prevention

Worst Flu Season Ever?

We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but this is shaping up to be another crazy-bad flu season. Check out these tips to stay healthy.

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    • Flu Prevention Tips: Healthy Habits to Prevent the Flu. (2019). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Flu Vaccine Recommendations: Misconceptions About Seasonal Flu and Flu Vaccines. (2019). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • CDC’s Flu Season Weekly Report: 2019-2020 U.S. Flu Season: Preliminary Burden Estimates. (2020). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • CNN Story on Flu Season: US on track for one of the worst flu seasons in decades. (2020). CNN.

    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto


    Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at