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2017-18 Flu Season Vaccine Recommendations

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) August 24 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) contains influenza vaccine recommendations for the 2017-2018 season. 
This report updates the 2016-17 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines. Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be used.