Dr. Byron Williams, M.D of White Memorial Medical Center explains what causes the flu

With the fall an winter months coming through, it’s time to talk about flu prevention. Dr. Byron Williams, M.D., medical director of infection disease at White Memorial Medical Center explains what causes the flu (influenza), how to prevent it and who is at risk.

Topics discussed in this video: those most vulnerable to spreading and contracting the flu, how it enables the development of pneumonia and the best prevention behaviors to protect yourself against the seasonal flu. Dr. Byron also describes the vaccination misconceptions, improvements to recent flu vaccines, as well as the risks and benefits to seasonal flu vaccination. Dr. Byron Williams highlights important new antiviral prescription options, like Tamiflu for the treatment of seasonal influenza.

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