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RE: [IP] Flu shots

> Your doctor is misinformed.  I know of no reason that there should be
> multiple immunizations for flu.  By the second month, the immunization (in
> case the first one didn't "take") would be too late in the flu season to be
> effective.  The immunization needs to be annual because the strains are
> different each year based on the previous year's history in Asia where most
> strains originate.  For more information about influenza and vaccines, visit
> http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/flu/fluvirus.htm.

for children under a certain age/weight, it is standard practice for them 
to receive two smaller doses of the vaccine the first year they are 
immunized and the regular dose in following years. 
Source -- our family pediatrician.

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