6 FAQs About Getting A Flu Shot

Should you and your family get a flu shot? Dr. Lee Norman gives the facts

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       Flu season is here and many folks are debating whether to get a flu shot. Chief Medical Officer at The University of Kansas Hospital, Dr. Lee Norman, answers six frequently asked questions to help you make the best choice for your family.
  • Why should you get a flu shot?
  • Can you get the flu from a shot?
  • Why does my shoulder ache after getting a flu shot?
  • How safe is the vaccine?
  • I’m allergic to eggs, what should I do about a flu shot?
  • What is “herd immunity” phenomenon in relation to flu shots.