People age 65 and older are encouraged to get a high-dose vaccine against influenza instead of a standard dose.
People age 65 and older are encouraged to get a high-dose vaccine against influenza instead of a standard dose. Amy Sancetta The Associated Press
People age 65 and older are encouraged to get a high-dose vaccine against influenza instead of a standard dose. Amy Sancetta The Associated Press
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Older people urged to get high-dose vaccines against flu this season

December 28, 2014 6:12 PM

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