FLU VACCINES AND HEALTH
The flu isn’t just the flu—it can bring serious risks
A bout of flu may not only make you feel awful, but it can also put some adults at risk for flu-related complications like hospitalizations or pneumonia. In some adults, your chance of having a heart attack may also increase, whether you’ve had
Did you know that flu can lead to flu-related heart attack?
Know your risk for flu-related complications.
Your risk increases as you age, or have one or more of these common conditions:
- Chronic illnesses, such as chronic lung disease (asthma and COPD), heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, or metabolic disorders
- A weakened immune system
- Body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher
Be sure to help protect yourself by getting vaccinated, especially if you are at higher risk for the flu.
The first line to help protect against the flu is an annual flu shot. Not all vaccines are the same, so be sure to ask for a Sanofi flu shot by name.
Sanofi offers 2 types of flu vaccines. Both are quadrivalent influenza vaccines designed to help protect against 4 different flu viruses, including 2 influenza A viruses and 2 influenza B viruses.
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor to see if FLUZONE® HIGH-DOSE QUADRIVALENT or FLUBLOK® QUADRIVALENT could be right for you.
FAQs on flu shots.
There are a lot of questions and misconceptions about flu vaccines. The more you know, the more confident you’ll feel about getting vaccinated.
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Sanofi does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The health information contained herein is provided for general educational purposes only. The best source of information regarding your health is your health care professional, who should be consulted if you have any questions.