This Year, Vaccine May Not Save You From The Flu

February 6, 2015 6:03 AM

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This Year, Vaccine May Not Save You From The Flu

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There’s still months left in flu season and here in Maryland, we’re already seeing thousands more cases than we saw all of last season. One of the reasons? The CDC admits the flu vaccine was not very effective. Tuesday, health officials were grilled on Capitol Hill.

Most years, the flu vaccine is about 50-60% effective. The CDC says this year, the vaccine is at just 23%.

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