Preventing Seasonal Flu With Vaccination
Note: For the 2016-17 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 2016-17. The 2016-17 influenza vaccination recommendations are now available.
This page provides resources that will help you with your decision to get vaccinated. If you are a health professional, please also see Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals.
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- Page last reviewed: August 12, 2016
- Page last updated: February 17, 2017
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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