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
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.