Flu Season: To vaccinate or not?

Dr. Schreiber of San Augustine

Flu season is something you hear about a lot. It typically refers to a period of time between late fall and the winter where flu seems to be most rampant. This is why right now you may be seeing a lot of places that are pushing for flu vaccines… Drug stores, specifically, are warning about the dangers of the flu and who should get a free or low-cost vaccination.

There is often debate over whether a flu vaccine is worth it. Many people argue that they get “sick” directly after receiving a flu vaccine, and others believe that they have gotten –more- sick than they would have without the vaccine. So who should get a flu vaccine and does it really work?

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