Here’s another reason to get flu shots every year

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Here’s a good reason to get a flu shot every single year: people who got a new shot every flu season were less likely to die or end up in the hospital with severe flu, a new study shows.

A look at people taken to the hospital with influenza showed that those who had been vaccinated repeatedly did better than those who had only been vaccinated in the current year.

The study of people over 65 — who are most likely to die from influenza — showed that repeated vaccination was twice as good at preventing the most severe complications of flu.

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