Every year people who swear by them line up for their annual flu shot. And that's the drill, year after year. But new research is pointing the way toward one shot, one time, and you're done.
Despite the most up-to-the-minute data, in the end it’s only somewhat better than a shot in the dark.
Health officials are hoping that next season's flu shot — which will be released in the autumn — will be a better match to the strains that are actually circulating.
U.S. flu hospitalization rate this season was about 52 hospitalizations per 100,000 people.
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This year the predominant strain is h3N2, which has been shown to be more virulent than other kinds.
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