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Should all adults get flu shots?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
17 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Everyone should get a flu vaccine annually to reduce the risk of influenza, and to help stop the spread of influenza to more susceptible people.
The exceptions are children under the age of 6 months, or a documented severe allergic reaction to egg, or recent guillain barre syndrome. The nasal vaccine (eg, flumist) can be given instead of the injection for people 2-49 yrs old who are not pregnant.

In brief: Yes

Everyone should get a flu vaccine annually to reduce the risk of influenza, and to help stop the spread of influenza to more susceptible people.
The exceptions are children under the age of 6 months, or a documented severe allergic reaction to egg, or recent guillain barre syndrome. The nasal vaccine (eg, flumist) can be given instead of the injection for people 2-49 yrs old who are not pregnant.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Optional

Flu shots are optional so everyone should educate themselves about the pros and cons as they should for any medical treatment.

In brief: Optional

Flu shots are optional so everyone should educate themselves about the pros and cons as they should for any medical treatment.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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