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  Mika Brzezinski gets a flu shot on air

Dr. Nancy: It's not too late to get a flu shot

  NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports from the Univerity Medical Center of Princeton in N.J. She explains how cold weather can impact spikes in flu outbreaks and highlights the benefits of gettinga flu shot, as this outbreak could linger into spring.

Dr. Nancy: Call doctor before going to ER for flu

  NBC’s chief medical editor, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, urges parents to take their children to get flu shots if they haven’t already done so, and says that before going to the emergency room for flu symptoms, you should call your family doctor. Also, the TODAY anchors roll up their sleeves to get their ow

Tips to stay one step ahead of the flu

  NBC chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman and pediatrician Dr. Lisa Thornton discuss the effectiveness of the flu shot and provide tips on how both kids and adults can avoid the nasty bug.

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  Dr says flu vaccine ‘ very safe and effective’

Dr. Edward Chapnick, Director Infectious Diseases Division, Maimonides Medical Center on why getting a flu shot is still  a good idea.    

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Pregnant woman gets flu shot
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003 file photo, Brenda Gonzales, who is 7 months pregnant, receives a flu shot at the Maple Clinic in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Heflin, file)

Pregnant woman receives flu shot (© Ron Heflin/AP file)
Pregnant woman receives flu shot (© Ron Heflin/AP file)

FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003 file photo, Brenda Gonzales, who is 7 months pregnant, receives a flu shot at the Maple Clinic in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Heflin, file)