Going down like flies – the ‘Flu bug bites

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July and August are traditionally the worst months for influenza in Australia, but this year south-eastern Australia has hit all time highs in July with no sign of respite until Spring.

Flu vaccinations in Australia and this year the young were hit earlier with the +b version than usual.

But we still have some weeks to go, and with the flu vaccination only taking 10 days to be effective, medical experts say it still worth having your shot now.

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