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Flu Shots For Kids

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Updated November 01, 2012

Also, some people should not get a flu shot without talking to their doctor, including:
  • People who are have a severe allergy to hens' eggs
  • People who have had a severe reaction to a flu shot in the past
  • People who previously developed Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in the 6 weeks after getting a flu shot
  • children aged <6 months
Updated for the 2012-2013 Flu Season.

For more information, please visit our guide to Kids and the Flu.

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