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Urgent care
Accepts kids

2205 N Tarrant Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 761772205 N Tarrant Pkwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
4.65(2.9k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Fort Worth (Tarrant Pkwy) - a BSWHealth partner - 2205 N Tarrant Pkwy, Fort Worth
Was able to get in fast. The ladies up front were amazing with the check in process. Saw doctor after thry checked me for flu and covid.m, but didn't have. Treated for upper respiratory infection. They called in my medicine. Quick easy and fast. Thank you staff.

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Urgent care
Accepts kids

3020 W 7th St, Fort Worth, TX 761073020 W 7th St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.78(7.3k reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

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CityDoc Urgent Care, Fort Worth - 3020 W 7th St, Fort Worth
Woke up early morning hours experiencing symptoms that I am very familiar with. I got online scheduled my appointment arrived as requested, was seen within a matter of minutes, since I have been a patient, my records are on hand so that I had no problems getting the immediate care I needed. Thank you CityDoc!

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Pediatric urgent care

3400 Texas Sage Trail, Fort Worth, TX 761773400 Texas Sage Trail
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.86(4.5k reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

Highly Rated

We love this place!

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2700 Western Center Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 761312700 Western Center Blvd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
2.33(3 reviews)
Any Lab Test Now, Alliance - 2700 Western Center Blvd

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Pediatric urgent care

3000 S Hulen St, Fort Worth, TX 761093000 S Hulen St
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3.0(8 reviews)
Urgent Care for Kids, Hulen - 3000 S Hulen St
Very friendly, and professional, Drs and staff are great!!!

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Urgent care
Accepts kids

4401 Little Rd, Arlington, TX 760164401 Little Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
4.86(984 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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NextCare Urgent Care, Arlington - a BSWHealth partner - 4401 Little Rd
Woke up with an unexplained body rash.  Scheduled an appt for an hour later and was in and out in 15 minutes.   This clinic is so efficient and friendly.   Will continue to visit for my urgent needs.

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Urgent care
Accepts kids

6320 U.S. 287 Frontage Rd, Arlington, TX 760016320 U.S. 287 Frontage Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4.6(1.5k reviews)
CMed Urgent Care, Arlington - 6320 U.S. 287 Frontage Rd

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Urgent care
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971 N Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76011971 N Cooper St
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.76(184 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent, Arlington - 971 N Cooper St
This is by far the best urgent care. The staff here are absolutely amazing from checking in to the back. This place is extra clean and sanitized. The check-in process is a breeze especially when making an appointment online thru the Solv app. I definitely would recommend this urgent to anyone!!! Amazing job

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Pediatric urgent care

6109 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 760016109 S Cooper St
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.73(4.9k reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

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Urgent Care for Kids, Arlington - 6109 S Cooper St, Arlington
They were amazing … especially the doctor…everything was great… provider bedside manner was abundantly amazing

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Urgent care
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4130 N Collins St, Arlington, TX 760114130 N Collins St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.88(4k reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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Urgentology Care, Viridian Medical Park - 4130 N Collins St
Great place to go for the quick fix.

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Urgent care
Accepts kids

295 FM156, Fort Worth, TX 76052295 FM156
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.6(1.1k reviews)
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CMed Urgent Care, Haslet FM 156 - 295 FM156, Fort Worth

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Urgent care
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2432 Avondale-Haslet Rd, Cross Roads, TX 760522432 Avondale-Haslet Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4.6(745 reviews)
CMed Urgent Care, Haslet - Avondale 287 - 2432 Avondale-Haslet Rd, Cross Roads

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Urgent care
Accepts kids

3855 Glade Rd, Colleyville, TX 760343855 Glade Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.94(529 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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Urgentology Care, Colleyville - 3855 Glade Rd
One of the best clinics I’ve ever been to! Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful.

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500 W Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092500 W Southlake Blvd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
Any Lab Test Now, Southlake - 500 W Southlake Blvd

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Pediatric urgent care

2251 Matlock Rd, Mansfield, TX 760632251 Matlock Rd
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3.75(8 reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in reviews for their friendly staff

Friendly Staff

Urgent Care for Kids, Mansfield - 2251 Matlock Rd
My kids prefer coming to Urgent care for Kids Mansfield. Dealing with the staff there is like dealing with trusted family. Thanks for being there!

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Urgent care
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3166 S State Hwy 161, Grand Prairie, TX 750523166 S State Hwy 161
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.76(1.4k reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

Highly Rated

Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, Grand Prairie - 3166 S State Hwy 161
My daughter was able to seen quickly. The front staff are incredibly sweet. they made my daughter feel at ease even after vomiting in the waiting room, provided extra barf bags. the nurses and doctor are amazing. Highly recommend this place !

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Urgent care
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3020 E Broad St, Mansfield, TX 760633020 E Broad St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4.5(137 reviews)
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Short Wait Time

CMed Urgent Care, Mansfield - 3020 E Broad St

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Urgent care
Accepts kids

3313 W Airport Fwy, Irving, TX 750623313 W Airport Fwy
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.81(666 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care, Irving - 3313 W Airport Fwy
Very pleased with how fast and convenient it is to find a pm urgent care for the kids after a busy day of work, using my phone and scheduling online is so easy!

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294 Uptown Blvd, Cedar Hill, TX 75104294 Uptown Blvd
Open until 5:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
5.0(1 reviews)
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Short Wait Time

Any Lab Test Now, Cedar Hill - 294 Uptown Blvd
Friendly staff and fast efficient check-in and testing.

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Urgent care
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642 Uptown Blvd, Cedar Hill, TX 75104642 Uptown Blvd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
4.6(4.9k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Cedar Hill - a BSWHealth partner - 642 Uptown Blvd, Cedar Hill
Dr Beane was great.

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Fort Worth Flu Shots

A flu shot (flu vaccine) is a deactivated flu virus that's used to protect against influenza, a serious disease that can send you to the hospital or, in some cases, kill you. Millions of people get the flu every year and tens of thousands of people die from it. The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older get the flu vaccine before flu season each year since your immune protection declines over time. Symptoms of the flu might include coughing, fever, muscle or body aches, sore throat, tiredness, headaches, stuffy or runny nose, chills, and possibly diarrhea and vomiting.

Some people who get the vaccine still get sick, but some studies have shown that the flu vaccine can reduce the severity of the illness in some people. The flu shot can protect women during and after pregnancy, vulnerable groups of people (like infants, the elderly, and those with chronic diseases), and prevent complications in people with chronic diseases. Anyone with severe allergies to any ingredients in the flu shot should obviously avoid it, as well as anyone who's had a severe allergic reaction to a flu shot before and anyone with Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

The influenza virus immunization, commonly referred to as the flu shot, can help you avoid becoming ill with the flu. You can make the best health decisions for you and your family by learning more about the flu shot's benefits and how it works.

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza

The flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is a potentially fatal illness that can lead to hospitalization and death. Millions of people in the United States contract the flu each year, and tens of thousands of people die as a result of flu-related illnesses, according to the report. The flu can cause ear infections, bacterial pneumonia, and chronic health problems such as diabetes and heart failure.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu vaccine has been shown to reduce the risk of flu-related illness, hospitalizations, and fatalities in children. According to the Centers for Sickness Control and Prevention, it may even reduce the severity of disease in people who suffer breakthrough infections after getting vaccinated.

When is the flu vaccine available?

The CDC recommends getting the seasonal flu vaccine in September or October, before the flu begins to spread in communities. Because the flu season normally peaks in February and lasts well into May, the CDC recommends getting a flu vaccine even if you don't get it before the end of October.

The seasonal flu vaccine usually becomes available in July or August, according to the CDC, which is when children should get it. Adults are advised not to get vaccinated at this time since the flu vaccine's effectiveness decreases over time.

Why do I need to get vaccinated every year?

According to the CDC, everyone six months and older should get a flu shot every year. Because flu viruses evolve over time, flu vaccines must be updated every year to offer protection against the most recent strain. According to the CDC, the flu vaccine's immunity weakens over time, so a yearly dose can provide the most protection.

Who should get the flu vaccine?

The CDC recommends that everyone six months of age and older get the flu vaccine every season. It does, however, mention that different vaccines may be required for different people. The nasal spray flu vaccine is not recommended for pregnant women due to an increased risk of complications, according to the CDC.

What are my flu vaccine delivery options?

There are two types of flu vaccines: injection and nasal spray. According to the CDC, most flu vaccinations are administered with a needle inserted into the arm muscle, though a jet injector may be used in people aged 18 to 64. The nasal spray immunization is only available to people aged two to 49, with the exception of pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems, according to the CDC.

Can the vaccine give me the flu or other respiratory diseases?

The flu vaccine, according to the CDC, will not give you the flu virus. However, it does warn that it may cause many of the same side effects and symptoms as the flu and other respiratory ailments, including fever, cough, headaches, muscle pains, and a runny nose.

What kind of protection does the flu vaccine offer?

The flu vaccine, according to the CDC, can cut your chances of catching the flu by 40% to 60%. It goes on to add that there are two main factors that determine whether or not the flu vaccine will protect you from becoming ill with the flu. The person's attributes, such as age and health, as well as how well the current season's immunizations "match" the flu viruses circulating in the population, are all taken into account.

Can I lower my risk of the flu without getting a flu shot?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are a number of effective ways to reduce your risk of catching the flu without getting vaccinated. Exercising frequently, eating good meals, getting plenty of quality sleep, and managing stress are some of the most effective methods to maintain a robust immune system and avoid the flu. According to the CDC, other precautions include often washing your hands, covering your mouth and nose while sneezing or coughing, and avoiding close contact with sick people.

Flu Shot FAQs

  • How can I book a flu shot in Fort Worth?

    Same-day and next day appointments for flu shots are bookable directly through Solv. Simply search for a Fort Worth-area doctor, find a provider, and book a time that aligns with your schedule stating “flu shot” as your reason for visit.

  • Where can I get a flu shot in Fort Worth?

    The flu vaccine should generally be available at Fort Worth-area urgent care centers, retail clinics, primary care doctor offices, and local pharmacies. While many times you can simply walk in to get a flu shot, it is best to book an appointment online to reduce your wait time.

  • Where can I get a flu shot after hours in Fort Worth?

    Outside routine work hours, most Fort Worth primary care doctor offices are closed, however, most of the area’s urgent care and retail clinics are open after hours and on weekends. Book an after hours appointment today.

  • Is a flu shot necessary?

    Everyone 6 months or older should get vaccinated for the flu every year. Influenza, or the flu, is a serious virus and infection that hospitalizes and kills thousands of people annually. And it is constantly changing. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from contracting the virus.

  • Do I need to get a flu shot every year?

    Flu vaccines are needed annually, primarily for two reasons. First, the flu virus is constantly evolving, meaning the virus you received a vaccine for last year is unique from the virus in the upcoming season. As such, the vaccine itself needs to be different. Second, the vaccine itself wears off and your immune system’s response to the flu virus decreases over time. Unless you receive the vaccine every year, you will lack necessary immunity.

  • When should I get a flu shot?

    Each year is a little different, but flu season generally starts as early as September. Getting a flu shot early in the season - August to October - gives your buddy the best opportunity to build up immunity to the virus as it does take roughly two weeks for the vaccine to protect you against infection. Of course, if you are unable to get the flu shot early, getting a flu shot later still helps as the virus could last through May.

  • How effective is the flu shot?

    Each year, the CDC and other organizations conduct studies to determine the effectiveness of the flu vaccine against that years flu virus. According to the CDC, recent studies show that flu vaccination reduces the risk of flu illness by between 40% and 60%. Of course, there are multiple types and strands of the flu virus including influenza B and influenza A(H1N1), as well as influenza A(H3N2). Generally speaking, flu shots tend to work better against influenza types A & B.

  • How long does a flu shot last?

    The flu vaccine lasts for one flu season as the virus constantly evolves and each year the vaccine is produced to specifically protect against the strand(s) that are prevalent in the upcoming flu season.

  • How much does a flu shot cost?

    Depending on where you get your flu vaccine, what type of vaccine you are getting, and whether or not you are insured, flu shot costs vary. Generally speaking, however, flu shots can cost between $0 and $50, sometimes more.

  • Is a flu shot covered by insurance?

    Your health insurance must cover the flu vaccine, as well as other vaccines, without a copayment or coinsurance. However, check with your insurance company to see if the vaccine must be administered at a specified location.

Sources

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  1. Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine (November 18, 2021) ​
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/keyfacts.htm
  2. Who Needs a Flu Vaccine (October 27, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/vaccinations.htm
  3. Seasonal Flu Vaccines (December 8, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/flushot.htm
  4. Interstitial Pneumonia Associated with the Influenza Vaccine: A Report of Two Cases (January 15, 2017)
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5337467/
  5. Assessment of temporally-related acute respiratory illness following influenza vaccination (April 5, 2018)
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X18303153?via%3Dihub
  6. Vaccine Effectiveness: How Well Do Flu Vaccines Work? (October 25, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/vaccines-work/vaccineeffect.htm
  7. About The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
    https://wonder.cdc.gov/vaers.html
  8. Who is unlikely to report adverse events after vaccinations to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)? (May 31, 2013)
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23597717/
  9. What’s in Vaccines? (August 5, 2019)
    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/additives.htm

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