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CDC reports reduced protection from flu vaccination

 By Alan Lenhoff,editor on January 16, 2015

Today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report confirms that this flu season's vaccine has been less effective in patients than in most past years. The CDC estimates that getting vaccinated has reduced a person's risk of having to go to the doctor for influenza by 23 percent this year. Since the agency began making estimates in...


 

 

 

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