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Flu Shot Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

3 monthes ago   |   By Cleveland Clinic

Excuses, excuses, excuses. It seems there's no shortage of reasons people offer to avoid getting an annual flu shot. (And let's be realistic, most folks are not exactly eager for a needle poke.)
But there's a valid reason why flu shot campaigns ramp up every fall. To put it simply: The vaccine works. It's a safe and effective way to prevent or limit influenza.
And it's not hyperbole to call the flu shot life-saving.
But we understand that there are myths out there about the shot - and that many people naturally worry about vaccines. So, let's talk about them and separate fact from fiction...
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