How does a flu outbreak affect the government and schools?

Flu outbreak. Thanks to the immunisation of children and adults, we have not had a full blown flu epidemic lately.But unvaccinated children and adults can get sick and there is absentism in govt offices which slows down some essential services.As far as schools are concerned they try their best to encourage vaccinating children, but there is absenteism and can lead to school closings if the epidemic is not contro.

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What's the point of getting the flu shot if there hasn't been a flu outbreak the past 2 years?

U a gambler? Preventive care, whether its a regular checkup or a flu shot is a simple bet. You decide not to risk a poorly timed bad illness/condition/flu by seeking vaccine or early detection at your convenience. I don't know ? U live but flu was bad here last year & at any one time several strains are circling the globe thanks to asymptomatic carriers & international flights.Skip if u want, i get one yearly. Read more...

Should I take my 5 and half month old son shopping if theres a flu outbreak?

No. Influenza outbreaks are the leading headlines in all of the news networks. You would like to minimize your child's exposure, so keep him at home. Read more...
Planning helps. You need to live your life & if the kid needs to come along plan ahead. Early mornings on weekdays (never weekends) or late evenings can avoid the crowds. A simple infant carrier like a chest pack can keep baby facing you and give you more control over contacts. Make your list, go where you know the layout, and get out quickly. If baby can stay with dad, let him keep him or do the shopping. Read more...