Will you be getting the flu shot this year?
A new Angus Reid survey done for Shoppers Drug Mart shows 54% probably won’t be lining up for one.
The reasons why vary; some are concerned about it’s effectiveness, but the overwhelming majority say proper hand washing is the best defense against picking up a virus.
But immunization experts disagree, saying the shot is the best source of protection.
According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, flu cases result in 12, 000 hospitalizations and, on average, 3, 500 deaths every year.