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Should i give my children the flu shot?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: I do.

It really upsets me to see my children feeling miserable.
I want to protect them.

In brief: I do.

It really upsets me to see my children feeling miserable.
I want to protect them.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

During the season the flu affects a large volume of the population & causes upwards of 30 + deaths/yr in the us alone.
The vaccine must change on a regular basis to keep up with mutations/variations in the flu strains that prevent prior illness from making you immune. The vaccine is effective in preventing the strains in the vaccine but may not cover every strain around.

In brief: Yes

During the season the flu affects a large volume of the population & causes upwards of 30 + deaths/yr in the us alone.
The vaccine must change on a regular basis to keep up with mutations/variations in the flu strains that prevent prior illness from making you immune. The vaccine is effective in preventing the strains in the vaccine but may not cover every strain around.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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