Who should receive this vaccine?
The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every flu season.
When should I receive this vaccine?
This vaccine should be administered annually, usually between October and May.
Does this vaccine cause the flu?
No, the CDC has stated that the influenza vaccine does not cause the flu.
What else should I know?
It takes about two weeks for protection to develop after vaccination. Additionally, influenza vaccines may be given at the same time as other vaccines.