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A 28-year-old female asked:

My daughter is 2-1/2 years old she is very healthy kid ,her pediatrist dosent recommended flu shot for her ,tell me please is flu shot for every kid ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Every child 6 months and older should get a flu shot to help prevent influenza. Complications of influenza include ear infections, sinusitis, wheezing, pneumonia, hospitalization, and yes, even death. If a parent can decrease the chances of those complications by one or two little shots, the shots would be a good idea. Kids who have contact with many other kids will have more chances to catch flu.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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