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Getting a flu shot could help save the US $5.8 billion

If you haven't gotten your seasonal flu shot yet, here's a multi-billion-dollar reason to get it. A new study out from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill modeled just how much unvaccinated adults cost the US economy (either in healthcare costs or in loss of productivity). The researchers found that the overall cost of 10 vaccine-preventable diseases was $8.95 billion in 2015.
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