Gov. Greg Abbott urges vaccinations ahead of what could be prolific flu season
Flu season is around the corner, which has public health experts worried about its potential impact. Because of that, Abbott encouraged Texans to get their flu shot as early as September. 5 burning questions, answered, as flu season approaches amid COVID-19 pandemicWe wanted to urge everybody today ... to understand the importance of getting ahead of the curve with regard to the flu, Abbott said. Abbott stressed that securing personal protective equipment, or PPE, would help the public in stemming the spread of the viruses. We have an excellent vaccine that has been proven to be very effective in the flu season (that happened earlier) in the southern hemisphere, Hellerstedt said.