August 18, 2011
Kids Benefit From Flu Vaccine via Shot or Spray, Study
Children younger than 3
years old receive roughly the same amount of protection from the
flu vaccine regardless of which method (injection, nasal spray, or
one of each) is used to give the two recommended doses to them,
according to a new federal study.
Don't Skip This Year's Flu Shot: CDC
The 2011-12 flu vaccine
protects against seasonal flu and H1N1, just like last year's, but
that doesn't mean it's OK to skip your yearly flu shot, researchers
from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn.