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Pregnant Moms: Get Flu Vaccine to Keep Babies From Getting Sick, Researchers Say

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Don't want to take any chances when it comes to keeping your newborn from catching the flu? Get the influenza vaccine while you're still pregnant.
Researchers have found babies born to to moms who got the shot...
Study finds an infant's chance of getting the flu drops by nearly 50 percent when mom gets a shot while pregnant.

Kids, Adults Should Get Flu Vaccine, American Lung Association Urges

Kids are the Typhoid Marys of flu season, experts say. Credit: Zaldylmg, Flickr
The summer breezes are still teasing us, even as our kids board their buses for the first weeks of school, but it won't be long before the 2010-2011 flu season is...

New Jersey requires flu vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all children, from six months to eighteen years old, get the flu vaccine this year. It's a choice that some parents will make and others will eschew. Except, of course, in New Jersey. The...

Flu vaccine urged for infants

This year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is recommending that kids as young as six months receive the influenza vaccine. There are plenty of doses of the vaccine available -- 143 million -- so the additional kids do not represent a problem....

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