Sara Chodosh, assistant editor at PopSci, talks about the 2017-2018 flu season, widely regarded as one of the worst since the 2009 swine flu epidemic.

We discuss why the baby boomer generation is being hit the hardest and ways you can protect yourself. Chodosh harps on the importance of keeping your hands clean. She encourages everyone to consider getting a flu shot. Even if you contract the flu, the shot will at least help keep your symptoms moderate.