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Yes, doctors say now is the best time to get your flu shot. Here’s what else to know this season

After a relatively mild flu season last year likely due in large part, doctors say, to widespread mitigation efforts to slow the spread of the more contagious coronavirus, what’s in store for this season? Our VERIFY team is answering your most-asked questions about the flu shot. While the peak of flu season varies year to year, it generally peaks in January or February. "There is some reasoning behind saying that October probably is the best month," Bregier told our VERIFY team. "That's because the immunity we get from the flu vaccine lasts about six months, and flu season usually starts in November, then December it builds into January and February." MORE: ►Subscribe: ►Website: ►Facebook: ►Twitter:
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