Protecting Against Influenza
Influenza is a prevalent, contagious, and vaccine-preventable infectious disease in Canada. Influenza is ranked top 10 amount the most common infectious diseases in Canada and the 8th leading cause of mortality in Ontario between 2005 to 2007.
Get your influenza vaccine today! Influenza season usually peaks in January or February, but can occur as early as October and as late as May. Early immunization is preferred, but it is not too late to get the vaccine in January or beyond.
To read more about influenza, please click on the informative resources below:
- Influenza Vaccines and CVD
- Protecting Against Influence In Adults 65+
- Protecting Against Influenza In People with COPD
- Protecting Against Influenza In People with Heart Disease
- Protecting Against Influenza In People with Diabetes
Source: Sanofi Pasteur - http://www.sanofipasteur.ca/