This Saturday marks the beginning of flu season -- which spans the months of October to May -- so that means it's time to get your flu shot. The ideal time is to get vaccinated before the end of October. The CDC has issued immunization guidance with a few changes worth noting, which we have for you here.
effectiveness of flu vaccine
The flu is really pissed off this year, and wants to take it out on your lungs. And there isn't a whole lot you can do about it. The annual vaccine, which normally is about 60 percent effective, is a disturbingly low 23 percent this year, according to a new CDC report.