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Getting a Flu Shot — Will It Cause the Flu?

One worry many people have about vaccinations is that getting the vaccine will actually cause the very disease it is supposed to protect against. This is a very common concern about the flu shot. The flu shot is recommended for all people aged 6 months and older. Those at particular risk for complications (including pregnant women, the elderly, and those whose immune systems are suppressed) are especially encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu…

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