The flu: Is it worth a shot?

Information on the 2010 flu season.
Monday, September 27, 2010 | 1:12 p.m. CDT; updated 11:19 p.m. CDT, Thursday, September 30, 2010

Here is the Boone County schedule for flu shots, including the consent forms that must be filled out before receiving shots:

The CDC’s official site gives general information about the flu, interactive maps of outbreaks across the nation and information on preventative measures, such as shots:

A recent study shows that getting a flu shot can reduce the risk of heart attack by 19%, as reported by USA Today:

Take a look at National Geographic's photos of different influenza scares throughout the years and how people around the world responded:

Here's the site's videos geared towards helping children learn ways to prevent the flu:


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