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C-D-C reports fewer flu shots

From NBC12 Healthcast

Less than a third of americans have gotten a flu shot this year, far below what the C-D-C recommends. A study by the Rand Corporation finds only 30 percent of adults surveyed had gotten a flu shot.

More than fifty percent did *not* plan on getting vaccinated at all. Of the people who had not gotten a flu shot, most said they didn't have time. Others said they didn't need one.

The C-D-C recommends roughly 85 percent of the population, including all children over 6 months, get a flu shot.

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