Cold and flu are the commonest illness which cause people to miss work and school.
There is no vaccine or specific medication for prevention of cold. Measures to prevent cold include:
The best way to prevent flu is to get seasonal flu shot every year. Other ways to prevent flu include:
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Experts recommend that everyone should get a flu shot every year to prevent flu but the following groups should definitely get vaccinated as they are at high risk of catching flu or having serious flu-related complications.
Besides these in order to prevent cold and flu adopt a healthy life style measures such as sleep adequately, be physically active, try to reduce your stress, drink plenty of fluids, eat healthy food and quit smoking.
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