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Flu Shots: What's true and what's not?

Created: 09/24/2013 7:24 PM WHEC.com

Do you get flu shots? What about your kids? Health experts say it is important for the whole family.


According to the Center for Disease Control, flu season runs from October into May with cases peaking around February. Doctors want to remind people about the importance of getting a flu shot every year.

There are a lot of misunderstandings and myths about flu shots. Dr. Louis Papa talked with Lia Lando about those misunderstands and myths. He also talked about the new four strain vaccine for flu. To see his interview, click play on the video player.



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