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More people prone to the flu this year

There are yet more media reports and data to suggest we are in for a flu season much worse than last year with health experts urging people to have a flu vaccination.

Health Direct Australia suggests now is a very good time to be vaccinated. It can take two to three weeks after the vaccination to develop immunity. The flu season in Australia usually runs from June to September, peaking in August. Read more

Influenza – Myths vs Reality

Autumn is here and with a change in season, often comes colds and flu. Sometimes it can be difficult to know the difference between a cold and flu as many symptoms are similar. Health Direct offers an easy to read summary of the differences and debunks some of the myths of colds and flu.

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