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A bummer for kids: Nasal flu vaccine not effective
- By Claire McCarthy, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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Thanks for the shared this informative post with us..
wew, must go vaccinate again ?
Those injections are still your best bet for staying flu-free, it seems: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm
Although flu is most dangerous for the elderly, it seems.
Studies show that both the flu shot and nasal spray work. For adults, doctors found that the nasal spray works just as well as the flu shot. In 2009, they found that the nasal spray worked better in children. But later studies didn’t show that it was any more effective than the shot. Whether you get the shot or spray is up to you.
Who Should NOT Get It?
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