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A 37-year-old male asked:

How important is it to get the flu vaccine this year given the coronavirus pandemic? when is the best time of year to get the flu vaccine if you live in the u.s.a.?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Mcmahan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 48 years experience
It’s important: Remember all flu viruses are Corona viruses. Covid 19 may be more virulent but 100’s of thousands did each year from the flu. I advise getting the vaccine...
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 35 years experience
YES : Yes flu vaccine is very important this year especially for the vulnerable. Autumn usual time for the flu vaccine.

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