Opinion


Flu facts II Part 2 of 2

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Public health officials repeatedly advise most everyone 6 months and older to take a flu shot, yet many don’t. Sometimes that’s because the science behind a flu shot can be difficult to understand. Thursday we addressed why flu is worse in the winter and how shots are made.




Flu facts

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Part 1 of 2

Viruses are among the nastiest creatures, if you can even call something that is not technically alive a creature, known to man. They replicate only within another living being and seem to serve no purpose other than to divide and destroy.







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