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Study: Misconceptions About Flu Abound

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Study: Misconceptions About Flu Abound

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Study: Misconceptions About Flu Abound

Study: Misconceptions About Flu Abound

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A new survey from the Harvard School of Public Health finds a large number of Americans are misinformed about the flu. Many of those surveyed underestimated the dangers associated with getting the flu; 29 percent mistakenly thought flu vaccinations could bring on the illness. Hear NPR's Richard Knox.