Flu Vaccine Doesn’t Protect Against This Season’s Most Dominant Strain

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/04/flu-vaccine-ineffective_n_6269138.html The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths. Flu season has begun to ramp up, and officials say the vaccine does not protect well against the dominant strain seen most commonly so far this year. That strain tends to cause more deaths and hospitalizations, especially in the elderly.

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