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Twitter Chat: Are You Ready for Flu Season?

Join HealthDay and the Mayo Clinic for a Twitter chat on the flu

TUESDAY, Sept. 24. (HealthDay News) -- Do you have questions about the 2013-14 flu season, flu vaccines, flu symptoms and treatments, or kids and the flu? This Wednesday, September 25, HealthDay's chief medical officer, Dr. Cindy Haines, and Mayo Clinic flu experts Dr. Gregory Poland and Dr. Pritish Tosh, along with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics and UCLA, will discuss the upcoming flu season in a Twitter chat.

The chat will include topics such as how old children should be when they get their first flu vaccine, what types of flu vaccines are available, prevention measures and more! You're invited to join the conversation and ask the experts your questions.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET

Hashtag: #FluChat

Participants: @DrCindyHaines, @Mayoclinic @DrGregPoland, @DrPritishTosh, @NHanson22, @CDCFlu & its director @DrFriedenCDC, @AmerAcadPeds, @drClaire, @UCLAHealth's @DrMommyCalls and @AskDocG

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