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Worried about Ebola? Get a flu shot.

At a press conference today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged every New Yorker to get a flu shot.

The symptoms of Ebola and the flu are quite similar, de Blasio noted, so getting a flu shot will help doctors and hospitals deal with the onslaught of people worried that their fever or fatigue could be Ebola. "Something that all New Yorkers should do," the mayor said: "Get a flu shot."

Here's a bonus: You'll be protecting yourself against the far deadlier virus.