The Flu

Test your flu knowledge with these 5 questions

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Coughing young man at home


True or false: The yearly flu vaccine protects against all flu strains all of the time.

A. True

B. False

C. It’s complicated

B. False. Because there’s a new strain of the flu every year, the flu vaccine is not 100% effective. However, that means that even if you get the flu (and you’ve gotten your flu shot), the symptoms will be milder.