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facts about flu vaccine

  • Everyone aged 6 mos and older is advised to get an annual flu shot (with very rare exception)
  • Flu vaccination during pregnancy helps protect the pregnant person, as well as the infant for several months after birth
  • People aged 65 and older should ask for a high-dose or adjuvanted vaccine, specially formulated for this age group
  • You can safely and effectively get the flu shot at the same time as other vaccines
  • September, October or November is typically the best time to get your flu shot
  • Flu vaccines do not prevent all cases of the flu, but they do reduce the severity of illness in people exposed to the flu virus
  • Flu vaccines are proven to safely reduce the burden of flu illness, medical visits for flu, hospitalization and death
  • Flu vaccines cannot give you a cold or the flu
flu_vaccine.txt · Last modified: 2022/11/02 21:00 by raju