For individuals with chronic health conditions, annual flu vaccination significantly reduces hospital admission rates for stroke and heart failure, as well as death. William Schaffner, MD, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, joins us to discuss the impact of flu on individuals with chronic health conditions, current flu season activity in the US, and the importance of getting vaccinated against flu each year.
Posted at 1:00 PM, Nov 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-30 14:00:46-05
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