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Kristin Hayes, R.N.

National Flu Week

By November 26, 2011

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It's national flu week and this year medical professionals have quite the task - convincing the American public to get vaccinated. Public opinion on flu shots has gone down hill over the past few years and sadly over 100 children in the U.S. died from the flu last year. Research has shown that the flu shot is one of the most commonly declined vaccinations. Misconceptions about the flu and the vaccination are likely to blame. For more information read:

All About the Seasonal Flu Shot

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