CDC

Flu Vaccine More Effective This Year; Milder Season So Far

NEW YORK (AP) – The flu vaccine is doing a better job this year. Preliminary data suggest it is 59 percent effective. That’s a big improvement from last winter’s nasty flu season when the vaccine was less than 20 percent effective. Unlike last year’s vaccine, this year’s is a good match to the strains making people sick. It’s been a…