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  1. Arti says:

    "The way the vaccine is developed is a a fewwhat old method and not always the most accurate," says Shilpi Agarwal, MD. "Growing the vaccine in an egg is a fewwhat controversial because of the virus’s ability to mutate. This idea coupled with a particularly bad season is making the vaccine come into question. "That being said, it’s important to keep in mind that it takes two weeks to become protective once you get it and it only lasts upward of three to four months max. "The flu shot is available year round," says Mia Finkelston, MD, a board-certified family physician who treats patients virtually via telehealth app, LiveHealth Online.

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