Influenza vaccines, also known as flu shots, are vaccines that protect against influenza. A new version of the vaccine is developed twice a year as the influenza virus rapidly changes. Influenza vaccine is recommended for all people 6 months and over, it is an inexpensive way of protecting yourself, your family and your community from the spread of influenza. The vaccine takes about 2 weeks to work and will last for about 12 months. Flu season is just around the corner! Make sure to make an appointment with your doctor or go to your nearest pharmacy.
This entry was posted on October 31, 2016.