McLaren Dr.: “You can’t get the flu from the flu vaccine”

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LANSING, Mich (WLNS) — For months, health officials around Michigan and the country have been encouraging people ages 6 months and up to get a flu shot this year.

The CDC says getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself and the people around you from flu, and to help reduce the strain on healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

6 News anchor Chivon Kloepfer spoke with Dr. Mackenzie Dickinson live from the ‘6 News Digital Studio’ today. Dr. Dickinson is a resident physician at McLaren Greater Lansing. They talked about the flu vaccine, the symptoms of the flu, and why some people might feel sick after getting the shot.

Watch the interview above.

For more information on the flu shot, click here.

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