Published in Physician Law Weekly, February 22nd, 2006
Only a few studies of the vaccine have been conducted in children under 2 years old, and findings suggest that the injection is no better than a placebo at preventing influenza. Moreover, only one tiny study has looked specifically at the safety of flu shots in toddlers.
Based on these findings, the reviewers question whether all healthy children between 6 months and 23 months of age should receive the flu shot as recommended...
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