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My baby boy is 6+ month now (is that influenza vaccination good for him at this age so that i can protect him from flu and complication....is it safe)?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 32 years experience
It's good!: The flu can make some people much sicker than others. It can lead to pneumonia, ; make existing medical conditions worse. It can cause diarrhea ; seizures in infants/children. Each year thousands of people in the United States die from flu, ; many more are hospitalized. The flu vaccine is the best protection we have-esp against its complications. It helps prevent spread to/from others. It's safe.
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Last updated Jun 5, 2014

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