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Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?

Datuk Dr Zulkifli Ismail, Consultant Paediatrician & Chairperson, Immunise4Life Technical Committee

28-Oct-20 14:30

Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage around us and we still wait for an effective vaccine to be rolled out, there is another vaccine-preventable infectious disease that we shouldn’t forget about: influenza. But with reports of deaths in South Korea thought to be linked to the flu vaccine, we speak to an expert on whether this warrants concern and why it’s still important to be vaccinated during the pandemic.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


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