Should pregnant women get the flu shot? - Womens Health

Should pregnant women get the flu shot? - Womens Health

In short, the answer is no-you can not get the flu from getting a flu shot, experts say.

If you're not sure what is a flu myth, we've rounded up the important facts below.

With influenza season creeping around the corner, Williamson County and Cities Health District is encouraging the public to keep themselves healthy during flu season.

However, 16 people over the age of 50-years-old have been hospitalized.

If your child can not have a vaccine, the flu mist is back this year. Last year, more than 80,000 Americans died from complications stemming from the flu. Influenza is often quite serious for seniors. This number is almost double the cases of the 2016-2017 season and are the highest since the 2009 flu pandemic.

Share on PinterestLast year's risky flu season left around 80,000 people dead. It is important to start early in the season for children, as two doses of the vaccine may be necessary, with the shots given at least four weeks apart.

Keep in mind, however, that some people might still get a low-grade fever (below 100) and feel slightly exhausted or achey even after the shot, says Urrutia, and that's normal. However the true death rate from the flu is likely to be in the hundreds across the province. The shot does, however, greatly reduce a person's flu risk. Now is the time to get that flu vaccination but so many nurses, and other medical employees, don't get around to it.

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Dr Jillian Johnston, the PHA's consultant on health protection, said: "Flu can be a very unpleasant illness, and in some cases very unsafe".

"We have observed a noticeable uptake in people coming in for flu jabs", it explained. This includes young children, pregnant women, people 65 and older and people with certain medical conditions, like asthma, diabetes or heart disease.

What is a common misconception about the flu vaccine?

Ask your health care provider what preventative care is necessary for you based on age, gender, family history, and other health risk factors. Insurance covers the cost of the shot.

Some the lyrics include "it only takes a little germ for each of you to catch the flu" and "there is something we can do to help avoid the bad flu, keep tissues by your bed and then those nasty germs won't spread".

To protect your health and those around you - loved ones, friends, co-workers - please take the preventive step of getting your flu shot this season.

The flu shot won't make you sick.

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