It’s not too late to get a flu shot. Remember, according to the Centers for Disease Control, it takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu.
Our medical adviser here, Dr. Marvin Lipman, says don’t be foolish. Many people remain skeptical of the flu vaccine. That's a mistake, says Lipman. "The benefits of the regular flu vaccine far outweigh any risks," he says. "Thousands of people die from this disease every year. Get your shot now." (If you need more convincing, see our article 12 Reasons For Skipping the Flu Shot Are Exposed.)
Have you had your shot yet? Have you had the flu?