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can i give a flu shot to my son who is 6 years old?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Immunizing the school age children against influenza has a high priority. It has been proven that they often are the ones bringing flu to the rest of the family.
Answered on Jul 16, 2012

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