Flu shot as important as statins for protecting against cardiac events

The Heart Foundation is urging doctors to prioritise at-risk patients with heart disease to ensure they have a seasonal influenza vaccination this year. Chronic conditions put people at very high risk of cardiac events after a stroke, but new figures show that many patients with cardiovascular disease don’t intend to have a flu shot. “We ...

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