Flu vaccine not as effective this year, still recommended

December 9, 2014 1:20 PM

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DENISON, Texas -- it's that time of year again: Flu season. But this year, the vaccine that's supposed to fight off the virus might not work so well, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"What that means is there's these little proteins poking out on the outside of the virus and they shift a little bit, so the vaccine latches hold on those little proteins, and since they've shift a little bit they can't latch on quite as tight to those proteins and get rid of the virus," Duke Carlso...

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