Diseases & Conditions

Answers to Your Questions about the Flu

By on 10/25/2017

Flu season is around the corner, raising lots of questions about this sometimes deadly disease. When should you get a flu shot? Who is most at risk? How do you cope if you or a family member come down with the flu?

Eric Sachinwalla, MD

On Thursday, November 2, Einstein Healthcare Network infectious disease specialist Eric Sachinwalla, MD, answered your questions during a live online chat. Dr. Sachinwalla, medical director, Infection Prevention & Control, at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, received his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Here’s what he had to say.



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