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Stay Flu-free

Stay Flu-free

We’ve all experienced the flu: anyone can get it, it’s highly contagious, and up to 15 percent of Aussies experience it annually. But besides the fact that it’s common and unpleasant, what else do you really know about it?

Well, many people are unaware of how serious it is. It’s not just a bad cold – it can, in fact, be life-threatening, and influenza is estimated to be responsible for more deaths in Australia per year than road accidents. The most effective way to prevent the flu and it’s adverse effects is through vaccination, so book in now for your shot and get the jump on flu season!