This Year's Flu Shot Isn't Protecting Seniors

It helps in just 9% of cases, says CDC

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 21, 2013 6:18 PM CST

(Newser) – Senior citizens who got the flu shot this year needn't have bothered, reports USA Today. For those ages 65 and older, this year's vaccine helped in just 9% of cases against the predominant strain, a percentage deemed to be statistically insignificant by the...   Read full story »


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