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Flu Season

2022-2023 Flu Season Predictions

After an early, rough start to the 2022-2023 flu season, what lies ahead? Patterns in past flu seasons, current flu vaccination rates and other factors give some useful insights.

Mar 3, 2023


Children With Flu and COVID: Can Flu Shots Impact Outcomes?

Among children who had flu and COVID at the same time during 2021-2022, those who had gotten a flu vaccine tended to have less severe illness.

Feb 13, 2023
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Flu Season

Is It Too Late to Get a Flu Shot?

Think it’s too late to get a flu shot? Think again.
Dec 31, 2022

Flu Season

About 2022-2023 Flu Season Vaccines

Influenza vaccines distributed during the 2022–2023 flu season appear to be well matched to currently circulating flu strains, as of December 2022.
Dec 21, 2022
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Flu Basics

The History of Influenza

May 14, 2022

Flu Season

Get Ready for a Rough Season of Flu and Other Respiratory Viruses

Flu and other respiratory viruses are surging. Flu vaccines can help protect against flu and its complications, yet fewer are getting vaccinated than before.
Nov 15, 2022
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Flu Burden

How Flu Creates a Burden on Society

Read about the impact of seasonal flu—and of vaccinations.

Sep 7, 2022