Flu Season to Be Particularly Nasty This Year

December 22, 2014 4:08 AM

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Festive days are here once again and so is flu. Christmas, New Year’s, the last nights of Hanukkah, there is a lot of cause to celebrate over the next week or two. On the downside, it is also the time to catch flu. This year’s vaccine may not be as effective as before but it will surely mellow down the severity of flu.

So the good news is that there is time to get a flu shot and the bad news is the flu epidemic this year will be particularly severe and the flu shot will also be less effective this year. Experts are not sure how much less effective the flu shots are this year. But they are unanimous on one point; ...

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