Dec 30

Educating Seniors On Flu Vaccine: Majority Believe Flu Shot Is Dangerous

By MD for Seniors

People age 65 and older are one of the most at-risk groups for contracting the flu or developing health complications from it. However, this group is also one of the most resistant to getting the flu vaccine.

A survey conducted by Forum Research found that although 57 percent of Canadian citizens got the flu vaccine this year, 39 percent of those who didn’t chose not to because they rarely get the flu. Additionally, 17 percent of those who declined did so because they believed the shot was ineffective, and another 15 percent opted out because they believe the …read more

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