The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that both victims were 65 years of age or older and were residents of northeastern Oklahoma.
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"I usually do the flu shot", Dr. Bhargava says.
"Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from influenza".
"These are the people that may ultimately get hospitalized", Han said.
One is that the flu vaccine can give you the flu.
They are the first deaths recorded since the flu season officially began on September 1.
California State University, East Bay's Student Health Services held a walk-in flu shot clinic between October 30 and 31 at the Student Health Center on the Hayward campus.
Some people are still catching the flu despite the multiple ways to avoid contracting.
The Hanover and District Hospital is reminding the public to roll up their sleeve and receive their flu shot. "But just as importantly, we reduce the risk to our families, friends, and our communities by blocking the spread of the flu". There are several different types of flu vaccine available.
Many misconceptions about the flu vaccine linger.
Getting the flu shot is at local drug store is an option for those without insurance. The top three least expensive places to receive your flu shot are Costco ($19.99), CVS ($22) and Sam's Club ($30).
Along with receiving the flu shot, Ott says it is important to: wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your nose, ears and mouth with unclean hands, cough into a tissue or your sleeve, keep frequently touched common surfaces clean, avoid hand shakes and try not to use other people's phones, computers or work tools. "The vaccination is given as a nasal spray which is a safe and effective way of protecting not only the children themselves, but the people they may come into contact with".