Myths & Facts

Myths & Facts

Get the facts on the influenza vaccine.

MYTH:

I don’t need to get a flu vaccine until someone I know is sick.

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I never get sick, so I don’t need to get vaccinated.

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MYTH:

I don’t have the time to get vaccinated.

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MYTH:

It’s complicated to get the vaccine because there isn’t a flu clinic near my home or work.

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MYTH:

I think flu vaccines have the potential to create strains that are vaccine-resistant, like what can happen with the overuse of antibiotics.

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It is better to be naturally exposed to the flu to keep natural defenses strong.

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MYTH:

Last time I got the flu vaccine, it made me sick.

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There isn’t much evidence that pregnant individuals should be vaccinated.

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