Most kids with asthma DON'T get a flu shot

Most kids with asthma DON'T get a flu shot...but they should.Children with asthma are one of the high-risk groups that should be vaccinated first.

Some parents are concerned that flu shots will exacerbate asthma...but this usually is not the case.

Some physicians try to postpone vaccination until kids are off high doses of systemic steroids...but the flu shot should be given anyway if the child won't be back before the start of flu season.

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