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The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses, and it is spread mainly by airborne droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. Less often, people can get the flu by touching surfaces where these droplets have landed and then touching their own mouth, eyes or nose.

The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year. For the first time this year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is recommending everyone over the age of 6 months get a flu vaccine.

Last year, a new and very different flu virus (called 2009 H1N1) spread worldwide. This year’s flu vaccine will protect against 2009 H1N1 and two other flu viruses.

More Information

 Flu Facts
 What You Can Do to Stay Healthy
 Warning Signs for Urgent Medical Care

Important Resources


 http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/
 Flu.gov


 Flu Health Minutes

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