Are flu shots safe amid the coronavirus pandemic?
With the COVID-19 pandemic still going as the country enters flu season, public health experts are urging Americans to get the flu vaccine – with some precautions.
Doctors say getting the shot is safe so long as people follow protocols to prevent exposure to the coronavirus while they’re out getting it.
“The precautions people should take to get their flu shot are the same precautions when you run other essential errands,” Dr. Martine Hackett, a public health professor at Hofstra University, told The Post.
“When you go out, make sure you’re wearing a mask and make sure you’re able to social distance.”
Here is what the experts have to say on questions and concerns about getting the shot while staying safe from COVID-19.
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[Source: Fox News]