Suggest Intranasal FluMist for Young, Healthy Children
Questions are coming up about this season's flu vaccines.
The new flu vaccines contain the same strains as last year...but recommend that people get vaccinated again. Explain that immunity wanes and a yearly dose provides optimal protection.
Feel comfortable giving flu vaccine soon after it's available. It takes 2 weeks for immunity to develop...and it should provide adequate protection for the entire flu season for most healthy people.