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Flu Vaccination Drive 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease, caused by the influenza virus, which can be spread by coughing, sneezing, or nasal secretions. On average, 226,000 people are hospitalized every year because of influenza and 36,000 die – mostly elderly (Source: CDC).

The Influenza vaccine prevents influenza hence a Flu Vaccination Drive was organized by BAPS Charities in Philadelphia, PA on November 19, 2017  benefiting 59 participants.