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Can You Get the Flu Twice in One Season?

Catching the flu once doesn’t give you a free pass to catching the flu again.  Unfortunately, there are many strains of the flu viruses circulating at any one time.  Getting one strain of the flu will not protect you from getting the flu again.

The flu shot only contains three to four strains of the flu virus. It is possible that getting sick with one type of influenza strain would maybe give you some protection against a different influenza strain.

There are measures you can take to prevent the spreading of the flu.

•Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. …

•Stay home when you are sick. …

•Cover your mouth and nose. …

•Clean your hands. …

•Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

•Practice other good health habits.

Take advantage of preventative health care to improve your health and prevent sickness.

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