Flu Season 2014-2015: Current Vaccine Shot Only 23 Percent Effective, CDC Warns

January 16, 2015 6:15 PM

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The performance of this year's flu vaccine is unusually poor, but doctors say you should get the shot anyway.

New York Post reported a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests the vaccine is only 23 percent effective -- one of the worst numbers in the last decade. Its formula did not include the strain responsible for about two-thirds of the illnesses this flu season, which bega...

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