Here’s a good reason to get a flu shot every single year: people who got a new shot every flu season were less likely to die or end up in the hospital with severe flu, a new study shows.
A look at people taken to the hospital with influenza showed that those who had been vaccinated repeatedly did better than those who had only been vaccinated in the current year.Read the whole article
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