Are there things you want to know about the flu and the flu vaccine? If so, you're going to love this article.
I recently had the opportunity to speak one on one with Dr. Carolyn Bridges, the Associate Director for Science in the Influenza Division of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This CDC unit is responsible for a number of tasks, including:
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