With FluMist deemed ineffective this year, patients have to roll up their sleeves

September 29, 2016 10:20 PM

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For the past few years, most adults and children had a choice of how to get vaccinated against the flu: the more common shot in the arm or the FluMist spray in the nostrils.

But the less painful method no longer is an option, at least not for the foreseeable future. National health authorities determined FluMist essentially was useless last year in protecting against the dangerous influenza virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ruled FluMist should not b...

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