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The Flu and Medical Conditions
People with certain medical conditions are at risk for flu complications. Do you have diabetes, asthma, heart disease, or a weakened immune system? If so, learn more about how to protect yourself from the flu and what to do if you get the flu.
Asthma is a leading cause of hospitalization and missed days at school and work. It also kills more than 500 Canadians each year and accounts for about 1% of all hospital admissions. An estimated 2.7 million Canadians have asthma. Find out what you need to know to prevent your asthma from acting up.
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