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How many people get the flu vaccine every year?

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Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Not enough: According to the CDC, less than 40% of of people receive the flu shot. Although a less than very effective vaccine, it is still helpful in reducing the severity and duration of flu symptoms and could reduce the 36,000 people who die from the flu and its' complications every year in this country.
Last updated Oct 23, 2017


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