Shoo, Flu, Who Needs You?

With all the attention we’ve been giving to the coronavirus, it’s understandable if the approach of the annual flu season hasn’t exactly been the biggest blip on our radar. Still, we mustn’t give short shrift to the plain ol’ flu coming down the pike. With most of the country now coping with the highest surge of Covid-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, hospitals and emergency departments are already seeing shortfalls of supplies and limited capacity. That means it’s going to be more important than ever to flatten the curve of seasonal influenza — not just for personal safety, but for the good of the public health system overall.

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