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Topic: Podcast: Flu Vaccines & Holiday Safety During COVID

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Posted on: Oct 10, 2020 10:12PM

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Flu Vaccines and Holiday Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 7. 2020

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Infectious disease expert Dr. Elizabeth Robilotti is assistant attending physician and associate medical epidemiologist at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Listen to the podcast to hear her discuss:

  • why a flu vaccine is so important during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for people diagnosed with breast cancer
  • why you can't contract the flu from the flu vaccine
  • how to safely celebrate the fall and winter holidays

Running time: 13:07

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Oct 11, 2020 03:06PM flashlight wrote:

Had my senior flu shot last week. My doctor had already given out over 1000. Two of the local drug stores are out completely. Sign up, make an appointment, get on the on call list for yours. No sore arm, no major side effects.

Dx 11/15/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Dx DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes Radiation Therapy Whole-breast Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery Lumpectomy: Left

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