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Impatient: Should you get a flu shot this year?

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Syringes filled with flu vaccine sit on a table during a drive-thru flu shot clinic at Doctors Medical Center on November 6, 2014 in San Pablo, California. Doctors Medical Center hosted a drive-thru flu shot clinic offering free vaccines for any community member over the age of 18.
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Syringes filled with flu vaccine sit on a table during a drive-thru flu shot clinic at Doctors Medical Center on November 6, 2014 in San Pablo, California.

Today is the official beginning of fall, which means that it's time to start thinking about your Halloween costume... and signing up for the flu shot. Or not.

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Wednesday is the official beginning of fall, which means that it's time to start thinking about your Halloween costume, drinking pumpkin spice lattes and signing up for the flu shot. 

Or not. 

Last year, more than 55 percent of adults didn't get the flu shot. Rebecca Plevin, Southern California Public Radio's health reporter, joins host Alex Cohen to talk about why some adults are avoiding the flu shot, the repercussions of that decision and whether this years flu vaccine is any more effective than last years. 

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