A flu shot during pregnancy is recommended by medical experts to help protect mom and baby from getting severe influenza complications. Learn more.
Pregnant women are more likely to develop severe illness from the flu because of changes that take place in their body. The flu may also harm the baby.
Reading about flu shot ingredients can be confusing. This simple guide discusses each ingredient so you feel more at ease before flu season.
A study published in JAMA found that getting a flu shot during pregnancy does not raise the risk that a child will have early health complications.
Find out who should not get a flu shot and why the influenza vaccine is not safe for certain people.
Flu A and flu B are both types of the influenza virus, but there are differences. They can affect different populations more severely but have the same symptoms and treatment. The flu vaccine helps prevent both.
Flu vaccine efficacy fluctuates annually; recently they've ranged between 29% and 48% effective for prevention. Learn about available flu shot types.
Experts say that drops in masking and distancing could make for a bad flu season, making it all the more important to get a flu shot—and soon.
The flu (influenza) is a common respiratory infection caused by a virus. Flu symptoms generally come on quickly and last several days. Learn how long.
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