Reasons to get flu shot

REBEKAH KEATON, Production Manager

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  • Once you get the flu shot, it is recommended to get it yearly because your body’s immune system gradually declines the vaccine over time.
  • The flu virus is constantly changes every year, so a yearly shot combats the most common strand for that year..
  • Getting the flu shot may reduce your risk of developing any other flu related illnesses by 61%.
  • Not only does it prevent you from getting the flu, getting the shot can help you from spreading the virus to other family and friends.
  • The flu shot is recommended over the mist because the mist doesn’t have the antibodies like the shot does.
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Reasons to get flu shot