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A 42-year-old member asked:

how many people get the flu vaccine every year?

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Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics 34 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.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

How many people get the flu vaccine? What happens if you don't get it?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Millions of people: Mllions of people of all age group get the Flu Vaccine every year to prevent them getting the Flu Those who do not get the vaccine are susceptible to get Flu when exposed to it

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