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Nurse talks about importance of flu shot

Posted at 8:15 AM, Sep 25, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-25 10:15:06-04

Each year more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized from seasonal flu-related complications. On average, between five and 20 percent of the population comes down with the flu each year.

Nurse Nikki Gilmore, from University of Utah Healthcare, spoke with Good Day Utah on Tuesday about why it is important to get vaccinated.