2 flu shots better than 1? Doctors say yes...for some

2 flu shots better than 1? Doctors say yes...for some
Source: NBC

(WWBT) - This flu season has been especially brutal throughout much of the country.

One strategy doctors are using is giving a second flu shot to some patients.

The CDC says one shot is enough for most people - but there are exceptions. Children under eight years old who got vaccinated for the first time this year, and anyone over 65 or with underlying health conditions who got a shot back in August or early September, should consider getting a second shot.

If you know someone that falls into one of those groups, talk to your doctor to see if a second shot if a good idea for them.

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