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Will the annual flu vaccination help fight the novel Coronavirus?

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Will the annual flu vaccination help fight the novel Coronavirus?

You might be wondering why you can’t get the seasonal flu vaccination and have some protection against Covid-19.  The two flu viruses are different, so one vaccination does not work for the other.  So far, it is being recommended that people get the seasonal flu vaccine because it still can reduce the severity of flu symptoms, even though it won’t protect you from getting the current coronavirus.  For more information on this and other basics about COVID-19, check out this article from the Harvard Medical School:

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-basics#:~:text=While%20the%20flu%20shot%20won,of%20getting%20seasonal%20flu.

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