There are a lot of myths that go around during cold and flu season, but this is perhaps the most popular: The flu shot actually gives you the flu. We're here to tell you once and for all: it doesn't, it won't, and it can't. If you feel yourself getting sick a short while after getting a flu shot, it's not the shot that did it — even if quirks of human psychology make it tempting to think it did.
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Written by Ashley Hamer April 8, 2017
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