So schools have been back for a couple of weeks and routines have been re-established. Sadly those routines get challenged when kids need to take time off school due to illness and working parents often struggle managing the work home commitments. According to the Centre for Disease Control in the USA, primary school children get on average 8-12 cold or flu episodes each year. Teachers and parents commonly call this “ the back to school plague”.
Debating whether or not you should be getting the Flu Shot this season ? Here are 4 good reasons why you should get the flu shot
Everyone has a role to play when it comes to preventing the spread of flu and other diseases. Here’s why you should become a role model for your friends, family and colleagues:
1. The flu can be serious
An average of 2,800 Australians die from influenza and pneumonia every year.
Some people are at greater risk of influenza complications. If you catch flu, apart from feeling dreadful yourself, you risk spreading it to vulnerable people at risk of serious complications.