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What You Should Know About Flu Vaccines

Summer is over and the nip of autumn is in the air. Soon the leaves will be turning, then falling. And even sooner, it will be time to get your annual flu shot. In the United States, flu season can begin as early as October and last into May. People 65 and older are considered at high risk for getting the flu and developing complications. That’s because our immune systems weaken as we age. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)¬†estimate that annually, people who are 65+ account for 90 percent of flu-related deaths and more than 60 percent
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