CDC reports the flu shots are working

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(WEHT) This flu season has been tough on children, 13 kids have died from the flu last week. While flu activity remains high in most regions of the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions said the flu shot is working.

According to the report, doctor visits associated with the flu vaccines have reduced by 45%.

For the influenza B-victoria viruses, it was 50% effective. It was only 37% effective against influenza A.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 21, 2020)

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