Setting the record straight on the season’s most misunderstood vaccine.
HAVE YOU GOTTEN your flu shot this year? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone age 6 months and older be vaccinated annually for influenza, yet last season only 37 percent of American adults heeded that advice. While a small number may pass on the shot because of a legitimate risk of allergic reaction, many more skip out for reasons that aren’t based in fact. We asked experts to clear up some of the most popular flu falsehoods.
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