Flu Defender Can Get You Through Flu Season
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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We’re in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in a decade. Although the 2012-2013 flu season had a slow start and is said to be improving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported more than 5,000 people have been hospitalized due to influenza thus far.

Well, if you’re looking for a remedy, look no further than your smartphone.

Flu Defender, an iPhone application, provides users with flu-prevention strategies and a quiz people can take to make a general assessment about whether or not they need a flu shot. They can also get quick flu facts and find out where vaccinations are administered. In addition to providing news updates from FLU.gov and CDC.gov, users can follow Twitter updates from the federal agency.

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Janel Martinez

With a focus on news and the under 35 crowd, Martinez develops engaging, daily reports for BlackEnterprise.com. She also pens the blog, After School Daze: Life After Undergrad, where she delves into the day-to-day issues and concerns of recent graduates trying to adapt to life off campus. Prior to Black Enterprise, the Bronx, N.Y. native contributed to Latina, Latina.com, Honeymag.com, Syracuse Record and The Post-Standard. When she's not writing articles, the self-proclaimed travelista is on the prowl for her next excursion.   Martinez holds a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and sociology from Syracuse University.

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