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Get the Flu Shot

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The flu shot is the single most
important precaution in preventing contracting the flu during air travel, or
anytime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly encourage that
every American—especially young kids, pregnant women, those over 65, and anyone
with a chronic illness—get immunized every year. Remember that flu resistance
isn’t instant, so while it might be acceptable—if needlessly stressful—to wait
until the morning of your trip to pack, aim to get your shot at least two weeks
in advance.

Flu-Proof Your Flight

Get the Flu Shot

The flu shot is the single most
important precaution in preventing contracting the flu during air travel, or
anytime. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly encourage that
every American—especially young kids, pregnant women, those over 65, and anyone
with a chronic illness—get immunized every year. Remember that flu resistance
isn’t instant, so while it might be acceptable—if needlessly stressful—to wait
until the morning of your trip to pack, aim to get your shot at least two weeks
in advance.

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