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Flu vaccines less effective? Questions. Answers.

Posted at 3:27 PM on October 26, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Health

MPR News health reporter Lorna Benson's been busy today answering questions on new research showing flu vaccines work on only about 59 percent of the population -- far less than previously believed-- and that children and seniors may benefit the least.

We caught up with her this afternoon to ask a few more quick questions about the flu study and what happens next.


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.