Last year's flu season was especially bad, and health professionals are beating the drum for us to get our flu shots early. They're also urging people who get sick to stay home.
Dr. Eddy Capote with WellMed in Miami says it's important to know the difference between a cold and the flu... one comes on slowly, the other fast.
The nasal spray is approved for people over 2 and under 50 who don't have compromised immune systems... the flu SHOT is recommended for everyone else.
The Centers for Disease Control say last year's influenza season was the first in which ALL age groups reported high severity.
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