CDC Wants Kids Less Than A Year Old To Get Flu Shots

September 25, 2008

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has put out a new recommendation, stating that kids younger than a year old need to get a flu shot this year..... .Washington (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has put out a new recommendation, stating that kids younger than a year old need to get a flu shot this year.

In the past, the common recommendation was that kids who were 2-years and older should get a flu shot.

This is not the case this year though, as 30 million more flu shots are going to be given out to kids who are 6-months and older.

The CDC has announced that they have plenty of flu shots to go around.

In total, they have 143 million doses of the flu vaccine ready to go.

This will be more than enough to cover everyone, as there are 261 million Americans eligible, but less than half will likely be vaccinated.


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