Flu and You
Note: For the 2016-2017 season, CDC recommends use of the flu shot (inactivated influenza vaccine or IIV) and the recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV). The nasal spray flu vaccine (live attenuated influenza vaccine or LAIV) should not be used during 2016-2017. The 2016-2017 influenza vaccination recommendations are now available.
Flu Season FAQ
- What is seasonal influenza (flu)?
- How does CDC monitor the progress of the flu season?
- What sort of flu season are we having?
- Can I get vaccinated and still get the flu?
- What are the flu vaccination recommendations for the 2016-2017 season?
- Is this season's vaccine a good match for circulating viruses?
- How much influenza vaccine is projected to be available for the 2016-2017 influenza season?
- Page last reviewed: September 27, 2016
- Page last updated: September 27, 2016
- Content source:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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