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Influenza, or more commonly known as "the flu", is a serious, acute respiratory illness that can lead to pneumonia. It is caused by a virus.
Immunization helps strengthen your body's natural immune response against the flu. The flu shot stimulates your immune system to build antibodies against the virus, making it stronger and ready to fight off the flu.
ThunderBayFlu.ca has a lot of information on the flu. Use the tabs on the top and on the left to navigate through the site for news and information about the flu.
The Health Unit's flu shot season is now over for 2014. If you missed the clinic in your area, it is not too late to get a flu shot. You can get a free flu shot through your health care provider or local pharmacy.
to find out where to you can still get a flu shot.
You can also visit the provincial website (by clicking the image below) to learn more about the flu.