Now you can get a flu vaccine without getting a shot. Instead, you can get the flu mist. Like nasal spray, but you get weakened flu viruses up your nose.
Are there added benefits to getting a yearly flu shot? Find out on this Moment of Science.
What we call “the flu bug” is really many different viruses. There are two main families: A and B, and both have many individual members, like Influenza A-Moscow, Influenza A-Panama and Influenza B-Sichuan.