A bout of the flu can leave you six times more likely to have a heart attack: Heart Foundation

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Updated May 25 2020 - 2:33pm, first published May 12 2020 - 8:30am
Get that flu jab for your heart's sake
Get that flu jab for your heart's sake

WE'RE getting closer to peak flu season and what many Australians don't know is they're six times more likely to have a heart attack the week after they've had a bout of influenza.

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Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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