Immunization has saved more lives than any other public health intervention. Keep your family safe from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Influenza often happens in the winter and lasts from 2 to 7 days or longer. Influenza is usually most dangerous in very young children, the elderly, and those with chronic health conditions.
Flu is the #1 cause of death from a vaccine-preventable illness. Your best defence is to get your flu shot every year.
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31 May, 2012
Registered nurse Karen Kroeker with the IMPACT Surveillance System at BC's Children's Hospital in Vancouver
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