Peak of Flu Season Starts This Month – Are You Ready? [Video]

Article ID: 668826

Released: 3-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST

Source Newsroom: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

  • Credit: UCLA Health

    Dr. Dennis Woo, pediatric physician at UCLA Medical Center-Santa Monica

Newswise — UCLA Health’s Dr. Dennis Woo, a pediatrician at UCLA Medical Center-Santa Monica Pediatrics, reminds parents – and everyone – that it’s not too late to get the flu vaccine: • February is the peak of the flu season; see your doctor or healthcare provider now for the vaccine

• This year’s flu may be bad, but there are indications are that the vaccine will be very effective

• Flu is a serious health issue – more than 30,000 adults and 100 children will die from it each year.


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