College Students Don't Get Flu Shots And That's A Real Problem

October 30, 2014 10:10 PM

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As some colleges overreact to a disease that virtually no one on campus is at risk of contracting, students are skipping an easy step that actually will help them stay healthy: seasonal flu vaccines.

"[Ebola] is still very low-risk for the majority of the population, but flu is not," said Lauren Drinkard of the University of Pennsylvania's Student Health Service. "The flu spreads really easily, especially in institutions like a university."

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