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California health officials urge flu shots for all older than 6 months
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Health officials say all Californians older than 6 months should get the flu vaccine this year, broadening recommendations from previous years. State epidemiologist Dr. Gil Chavez says this year’s influenza vaccine, Trivalent, will protect against the H1N1 virus and two other strains of the virus.

In the past, flu vaccines were encouraged for immune-compromised populations, such as the elderly.