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Start Your New Year With Flu Vaccine

Start Your New Year With Flu Vaccine

Avisory by Marcus Heng, Guardian Pharmacist

Friendly Farmacist Friday: Don’t let the flu spoil your New Year celebrations! Learn about how a simple flu vaccination could save you a whole lot of trouble!

What are the symptoms of flu?
Body aches, a runny nose, a fever, and a sore throat are just some of the common symptoms of influenza.

How long does it take to recover from flu?

It may also take up to several weeks to recover if a stubborn cough develops.

When are flus most common in Singapore?
Singapore’s flu season peaks between December to February and May to July annually.

Why get a flu vaccination?
A flu vaccination is most beneficial especially for those at risk of developing complications.

Take the vaccination early as the vaccine needs about 2 weeks to take effect. However, one jab would protect you throughout the rest of the year.

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