Office Hours: Flu shot reality check

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A high number of pregnant women are abstaining from the flu shot. The CDC says that’s a huge mistake. NBC News’ Dr. Alok Patel does some myth-busting around the flu shot. A previous version of this video misstated the number of flu cases. There were about 40 about million cases of influenza last year, and almost 20 million medical visits, according to the CDC.