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Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 and Influenza

Should you get both vaccinations? Yes, says an infectious disease doctor with the U.S. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.



Simple is usually best when talking about health, which is why this advice from Dr. William Schaffner stood out in a recent article in the Washington Post. As the Northern Hemisphere heads into colder weather and flu season, getting both vaccinations can help protect you from getting very sick. Watch the video to see why this outdoor scene illustrates his point. Schaffner is Medical Director at the U.S. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and a professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.