How Much Do You Know About The Flu Vaccine?

12/04/2012 10:32 am ET | Updated Feb 03, 2013
  • Jaimie Dalessio, Everyday Health Staff Writer Everyday Health

Millions of Americans get vaccinated for the flu each year. During the 2011-2012 flu season, 132.8 million doses of flu vaccine were distributed in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That's a lot of shots, but it doesn't even cover half of the U.S. population. Many opt out of influenza protection because they don't know much about it. Dec. 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, a campaign organized by the CDC to encourage vaccination. Test your knowledge of the flu and flu vaccine with this quiz.

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