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CommonHealth: As Flu Season Starts Early, How Effective Is The Vaccine?07:01
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In this Sept. 17, 2015, file photo, a nurse administers a flu vaccine shot in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
In this Sept. 17, 2015, file photo, a nurse administers a flu vaccine shot in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
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Flu season is off to an early start and, while getting a flu vaccine is the best way to prevent getting the flu, there are some concerns that this year's vaccine may not be quite as effective against the most dominant strain of the virus.

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Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR's CommonHealth blog, which tweets @commonhealth.

This segment aired on December 11, 2017.

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