I got the Flu

I somehow got Influenza again, so if your counting thats me getting the flu twice this year. The first time i got the flu my body was aching for about one week, and then i got a cold because of it, that went away two months later. Did you know that the flu kills about 36,000 people a year. I couldn’t find for sure but i bet thats because they got something else because of the flu. But anyways, thats a lot of people dying because of some stupid disease.

I was told that you can’t get the same flu twice. Your body learns how to protect your body from that flu, so it can’t touch you. But a little bit different strain can. When you get a flu shot, that shot only protects you from %80 of the flu that season. The best time to get a flu shot is in november or october.

I got the flu and a couple of days later i got a little present and now i am getting a runny nose. Posting is going to be a little less sparse until i can think better or get the energy to write something.

In the meantime you can check out my photoblog at http://photo.wordpress.com/ and leave some comments if you like any of the pictures.

If you want more information about Influenza you should check out the Center for Disease and Prevention website about the topic at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/

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