It could start with a sore throat or maybe an aching feeling all over your body. The first thought is, “I hope I’m not getting sick!” Many health officials are calling this flu season the worst in decades, both in numbers and severity. The Indian Health Service recommends flu shots to help prevent infection. But that’s only one tool to help avoid what is a discomfort for most people and a real threat to others. We’ll talk with experts about preventing and treating the flu and learn why this year’s flu season is different.
Dr. Heather Pratt-Chavez – associate professor of pediatrics and a pediatrician at UNM Hospital
Dr. Thomas Weiser – family physician and medical epidemiologist with the Portland Area Indian Health Service
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