Demystifying Medicine Video



As flu season approaches, it will be very common to see more people around us get sick! Due to the pandemic, it is more important than ever to receive the flu shot. This video will highlight research regarding immune system function, how vaccines work, herd immunity, and the importance of receiving a vaccine in a pandemic.

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