Flu IQ quiz

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Myths about the flu abound — even among health professionals.

Take our quiz to test your flu knowledge.

A flu vaccine can't give you the flu.



The "stomach flu" and influenza are the same thing.



Getting a flu vaccine in December or later is not too late.



Flu viruses change constantly which requires a new flu vaccine to be produced each year.



Washing your hands is the best thing you can do to protect against the flu.



The flu vaccine protects against three strains of flu.



The flu is typically spread through coughs and/or sneezes.



The flu is not a serious illness.



The flu vaccine is available as a shot or a nasal spray.



You can spread the flu to others before you have symptoms.





Quiz provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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