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Can the Flu Shot Help Protect Against COVID-19? The Answer May Surprise You – POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia

While the flu shot cannot prevent COVID-19, there is some preliminary evidence that it can help reduce the severity of your symptoms.



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As you’re scheduling your annual flu shot this year, you may find yourself wondering if the vaccine can kill two birds with one stone by preventing the flu, while at the same time delivering some level of protection against COVID-19. Let’s just say the answer is yes and no.
“The flu vaccine does not prevent COVID-19,” David Cutler, MD, a family medicine physician at Providence Saint John’s Health Centre in Santa Monica, CA, told POPSUGAR. However, there’s reason to believe that people being vac…

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