US health officials vowed Thursday that this year’s vaccine against influenza is better than last year’s, which packed little punch against the most common strain of the virus. Everyone over the age of six months is urged to get the annual flu vaccine in order to prevent serious illness and death, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said at a press conference in the US capital to mark the beginning of flu season. “Flu is unpredictable but you can predict that the single best thing you can do to protect yourself is to get the vaccine,” said Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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