The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that everyone over the age of six months who does not have a “severe, life-threatening” allergy to a component of the vaccine should receive a flu shot in the coming months.
Most people should get one flu shot, ideally in September or October, said the CDC in its Aug. 23 announcement.
“However, vaccination should continue throughout the season as long as influenza viruses are circulating,” the agency said.
Some children under the age of
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