Paul Edward Sax, MD, is the Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His clinical interests include infectious diseases, such as influenza, the Zika virus, and HIV/AIDS.
Five Reasons to Get Your Flu Shot
According to the CDC, less than half of adults (aged 18 years and older) received a flu vaccine in recent years. Obviously, some of us still need convincing about the need for flu vaccination.
Confused about Flu Vaccinations? Get the Flu Facts.
Each fall, you probably see lots of messages urging you to get your annual flu vaccine. But do you know why you need a flu vaccine every year and when is the best time to get vaccinated? Read on to get the flu facts.
Get Flu Shot this Year, to Avoid Repeat of Last Season’s Dangers
Following the most dangerous flu season in decades, physicians are encouraging flu vaccination as the best way to prevent winter misery — especially for people who are most at risk.