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Flu Shot Facts and Myths
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Flu Shot Facts and Myths
Dec 05, LabFinder Team

It’s the least wonderful time of the year: flu season.

With coughs and sniffles abound, many are eager to get the flu vaccine — while others are avoiding the shot like, well, the plague.

While the nasal flu vaccine has been largely unavailable in recent years, medical experts are urging the public to get the vaccine in shot form as the colder months set in.

The flu shot contains an inactive dose of the influenza virus, which prompts the immune system to create antibodies to fight off the potentially deadly viral infection.

However, while many are lining up to get the influenza vaccine, others remain skeptical of the shot’s effects. Read more at MSN



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