About Flu Vaccines
Did you know that the flu vaccine changes
sbecause flu viruses are
constantly changing. In order
to keep up and
help protect yourself, it
simportant to get
vaccinated each and every year.1
What is the difference between
influenza A and influenza B?
Influenza A causes moderate to
severe illness and affects all age groups.
The virus infects humans and other animals.
Wild birds keep influenza A active
Influenza B generally causes
milder disease than influenza A and primarily
affects children. Influenza B is more
stable than influenza A and primarily
Is the flu shot a live virus?
Not all vaccines are made the same way. Flu shots are
either made with
vaccine viruses that are dead or
contain no virus at all.
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What is the cost of a flu shot?
Fluzone vaccines are covered by the majority of
insurance plans as well as Medicare and Medicaid.
Speak to your health care professional to
find out more.
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