By Cassie Hataway | email
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - There is good news and bad news from the flu front. First, the FDA has approved a vaccine for this coming flu season but the bad news is that it will not work against the swine flu, only whatever seasonal stuff they expect to be floating around.
The experts say that even though this vaccine does not prevent swine flu, it is still important to be vaccinated, because seasonal flu is still a major threat, particularly to young children, the elderly, and anyone with a chronic illness. So, there may be two flu shotsavailable this year because researchers are still working on a vaccine to fight the swine flu.
People recommended for vaccination based on their risk of complications from influenza or because they are in close contact with someone at higher risk of influenza complications include:
People who should NOT be vaccinated include:
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