Dr. Karim Ali, Niagara Health's Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, says your best defence against the flu is the flu vaccine.
"The most important thing you can do to stay healthy during this season is to get the flu shot, get the flu shot and get the flu shot," says Dr. Ali.
Watch as Dr. Ali provides more tips to stay healthy during the flu season:
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More information on the flu is available here.