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Flu Defender

By Pocket Professions, Inc.

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Flu Defender is more than just an app that raises awareness about influenza – it’s an interactive solution that provides all the critical information you need to protect yourself against the flu. With 8 distinct features, Flu Defender gives you the facts customized for your location, risk factors and preference for audio, visual or text-based information.


(1) Flu Smart: Communicates key facts about the flu, keeping you Flu Smart. (Did you know the flu vaccine protects you against the 3 most common flu viruses for that specific flu season?)

(2) Vaccine Assistant: Helps you identify your risk for serious flu complications using a quick risk questionnaire.

(3) Prevention Strategies: Promotes healthy behavior for flu prevention by highlighting easy and practical ways to prevent the flu.

(4) Recent Flu Activity: Track the most recent flu levels by state in table and map format. See if the flu is widespread in your state.

(5) Symptom Identifier: Tap on different parts of the body to see if your symptoms could mean the flu.

(6) Vaccine Finder: Find the flu vaccine provider nearest you.

(7) Blogs and Podcasts: Get the latest information on the flu via audio, video or text.

(8) Twitter Updates: Get real-time messages from the CDC Flu Twitter feed.

Flu Defender is optimized for your iPhone and iPod touch and is also supported by the iPad.

Data sources used: CDC Weekly Flu Activity Report, RSS Feed of Influenza Updates, RSS Feed of Influenza Podcasts, website and print materials, CDC Flu Twitter feed and the website.

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Customer Reviews

Great app

Simple, easy to use functions to help fight against the flu. Looks great, and makes everything super simple. Five stars.

Recent activity doesn't work

App crashes everytime I tap recent activity or latest cdc updates.


Doesn't work with latest iOS on my iPhone 6. Crashes, or data does not load.

Flu Defender
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  • Free
  • Category: Medical
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 2.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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