Getting a flu shot often protects you from coming down with the flu. And although the flu shot doesn't always provide total protection, the experts at the CDC and Mayo Clinic say that it's definitely worth getting.
This year's annual flu shot will offer protection against three or four of the influenza viruses expected to be in circulation this flu season. A high-dose flu vaccine as well as an additional vaccine also will be available for adults age 65 and older.
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