Among them: "Flu is a strong cold" or "healthy people do not need a flu shot."
Myth 1: healthy people do not need a flu vaccine.
False And perfectly healthy people, adults or children who do not have a risk factor for a serious illness, can get the flu, get hospitalized and even die from the flu. Taking into account that the most affected people can not be identified early, "the recommendation is that all people, after 6 months of age, should vaccinate the flu every year," says Dr. Lisa Grohskopf, MD, MPH, doctor of the Department of Influence in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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