According to the CDC, the 2017-2018 flu season has been particularly severe, with around 35 million cases diagnosed, resulting in 700,000 hospitalizations and as many as 56,000 deaths. (1)
While many of these deaths were reported among individuals considered highly susceptible to complications, including children, the elderly, and people struggling with certain chronic illnesses, others struck were young and in excellent health. (2)
It’s impossible to predict what the next flu season will bring. This is why it is so important to learn how to go ahead and prepare yourself for the cold and flu seasons to come. To make this easy for you, we’ve prepared a list of the best tips available regarding how to get ready for future cold and flu seasons.