WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS FLU SEASON!
Each year in the United States on average, 5% to 20% of the population gets the flu; on average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu-related complications, and; about 36,000 people die from flu-related causes.
What Is Influenza? Within the public sphere, “The flu” has become shorthand for “I feel like crap.” I suspect that this is part of the reason why some people think the influenza vaccine doesn’t work. Medically speaking, however, influenza is a very specific family of viruses that cause a reasonably narrow set of problems for humans.
READ MORE For you health – source Joseph Albietz, Science Based Medicine