Here’s why your children — and you — need a flu shot this year

Every year, flu shots save lives by preventing influenza, or reducing complications if people do get sick. This year with COVID-19 a serious concern, getting a flu shot is more important than ever — and especially for children with complex medical needs, who are at higher risk for experiencing dangerous complications. Dr. Emily Brown of Middletown Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Health Physicians, answers common questions about flu shots and COVID-19.