III flu quiz one>>Hello. This is titled flu quiz part You think you know everything about the flu? Let’s find out. Here are five true and false questions forr you to answer ready? Let’s go. One, the flu vaccine, shot or spray, can make you sick with the flu? False. It cannot cause the flu. The flu shot has a killed virus. The nasal spray has a weaker form of a virus, which means the vaccine does not give you the flu. Two. The stomach flu and influenza are the same thing. False. The flu affects your LUNS, not your stomach or intestines. If you have the flu, you may get a high fever, a bad headache, extreme tiredness, a dry cough, sore throat and muss ill aches and pains. Sometimes you may have stomach problems, such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, but these happen more often in children than adults. Three. If you did not yet get your flu shot, and it is now January or even March, you still need the vaccine. True or false. True. Our government’s agency, called the Center for Disease Control, or CDC, strongly recommends flu vaccination. It does not matter when. Your city or State has vaccines available usually late fall, between October and December. You should call your doctor for an appointment. But if you didn’t get it, and it is now January, February or March, you should still ask your doctor where you can get the vaccine. Just do it. Usually most people get the flu in February or March, but sometimes there’s a delay until even May. This means if you did not get your vaccine, you can still get very sick. Four. Flu viruses change all the time. This means a new flu vaccine has to be made every year. True or false. True. The virus mute tatS or changes every year. There are many different kinds of flu viruses and two main types, influenza Type A and type B. Within each type there are also many different subtypes or strains. These viruses happen all over world. Scientists carefully monitor the different influenza viruses and pick the top three for the best vaccine. And finally, five. Washing your hands is the best thing you can do to protect yourself from the flu. True or false? False. The flu vaccine gives you the best protection. Washing your hands and covering your cough help prevent flu germs from spreading. They are important, but the best protection is the flu vaccine. Thank you.