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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 rea

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. Preeti Parikh, MD, HealthiNation's chief medical editor, is a board-certified pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy, and patient education.

Duration: 1:29. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, . Review date: Oct. 29, 2014
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