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The 25% Solution: Is It Worth It To Get the Flu Shot?

On February 16, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report on the effectiveness of this year’s flu vaccine.  The news was not good. At mid-season, the effectiveness of the vaccine against the most common type of flu virus circulating in the community was a disappointing 25%. The overall effectiveness, including against the less-common types of …