Did You Know?: Flu Shot

Dr. Preeti Parikh explains why you can’t actually get the flu from a flu shot. Dr. Parikh describes what your immune system is really doing immediately after the injection. The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older should get a flu shot.

Dr. Preeti Parikh

This video features Dr. Preeti Parikh. Dr. Preeti Parikh is a Board-Certified Pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy and patient education.

Duration: 01:29.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh . Review date: October 29, 2014
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