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CDC: Flu Vaccine Effective This Year

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News video: CDC: Flu Vaccine Effective This YearWhile it may not be perfect, U.S. health officials have reported that this year’s flu vaccine is a pretty good match for the circulating viruses. Overall, the vaccine is 48 percent effective against them. When analyzing its effectiveness agains the predominant circulating influenza A type H3N2 flu strain, its 43 percent effective. However, it’s 73 percent effective against influenza B viruses.

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