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The Flu (Influenza)

It's always important to protect your family from the flu. Learn all about the flu and how to manage and prevent it.

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  • Antibiotics Don't Help With the Flu

    You want your child to feel better fast, but antibiotics won't help. That's because the flu is a virus, and antibiotics only work on bacteria.

  • How to Take Your Child's Temperature

    Find out which thermometers doctors recommend for the quickest, most accurate readings.

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  • Protect Your Child Against the Flu

    With COVID-19 still around, flu season can be more complicated. Find out what you can do.

Preventing the Flu

Washing hands well and often and getting the flu vaccine every year are the best ways to protect everyone from the flu.

Flu and Babies