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Influenza vaccine will be available at the SMU/DGMAH Vaccination site soon

The winter season is upon us and unfortunately this season is accompanied by influenza, a contagious disease manifesting in cough, fever and chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, and runny or blocked nose. Influenza may be a mild disease in most people but can be serious enough to cause complications like pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infections, and ear infections. Flu in people with comorbidities like heart disease, cancer, or diabetes can have serious outcomes.

Flu can be prevented. To avoid getting flu this winter, you are advised to get vaccinated. It takes about 2 weeks for protection to develop after vaccination. Influenza vaccine can be given at the same time as other vaccines.

Flu vaccine will be available at SMU/DGMAH Vaccination site to protect you against flu! Watch out for the next announcement to inform you of the dates.

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