By Melissa MacKay and Anthony Piscitelli
With Canada’s flu season nearly here, the threat of COVID-19 makes getting the flu shot more important than ever. Flu outbreaks risk straining our health-care system when we most need hospital beds to treat those seriously infected by COVID-19.
Unfortunately, myths about the flu vaccine meant only about four in 10 Canada’s were vaccinated last year. Surprisingly, the same number of Canadians believe the flu shot can cause the flu. The reality is the flu vaccine cannot cause the flu.
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