It’s time to get the flu vaccine

September 22, 2014 5:41 PM

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It’s time to get the flu vaccine

WASHINGTON — It’s time for a flu vaccine again and, while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

And too many young and middle-age adults are skipping the vaccine altogether, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — even though there are more options than ever.

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