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Study: FluMist spray protects kids better than flu shots

Posted Feb 15, 2007.

BOSTON (Reuters) — A new version of the nasal spray vaccine FluMist is better at preventing influenza than traditional flu shots in older babies and children, according to a study sponsored by its maker, MedImmune. The spray also dramatically reduced the risk of flu-related ear and lower respiratory tract infections, said the report published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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