Flu season is right around the corner, and those over the age of 65 have a higher chance of catching it than other age groups. For this reason, many seniors opt to get the flu shot, but if you’re like the many older adults who are on cholesterol-lowering statins, it may be ineffective.

Two recent studies have just come to light, revealing that individuals who take statins to lower their cholesterol are not protected against the flu, even if they have received the flu shot. With seniors being at highest risk to develop complications associated with the flu, the findings are highly important.

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