Is Getting the Flu Really THAT Bad?

This is Part 4 in our Flu Myth Video series. Past videos:

  1. Can I get the flu from a flu shot?
  2. What’s in the flu shot and how long will it protect me?
  3. You’re never too young, old, or healthy for a flu shot

The flu isn’t just a slightly worse version of the common cold. Hundreds of thousands are hospitalized due to influenza each year, and thousands die from the flu.

Dr. Rajesh Govindaiah, Memorial Health System’s chief medical officer, busts this common myth about the seasonal flu below.

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