How this season’s flu shot compares to past years

Last season's flu shot only reduced flu risk by 20%.

ATLANTA, GA (WOLO) — How effective is this season’s flu vaccine?
Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say so far it’s working pretty well.
The CDC says this season’s vaccine cuts the chance of getting the flu by nearly 60%. That makes it one of the most effective flu vaccines in recent years.
By comparison, last season’s flu shot only reduced flu risk by 20%.

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