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Best Time to Get a Flu Shot? It Depends.

Physicians want many patients to get flu shots but often face dilemmas about whether to urge patients to take them as soon as possible, or wait until later in the season when they’ll do the most good.

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Physicians want many patients, especially young children and people over 65, to get flu shots but often face dilemmas about whether to urge patients to take them as soon as possible, or wait until later in the season when they’ll do the most good — knowing that some people won’t follow through. (Kaiser Health News)

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