Think your usual flu shot will be enough to keep you safe from nasty chills, aches, and fever till spring? Not this year. Get updates on cdc.gov about the introduction of a second shot later this year. This never-before-used vaccine is specially designed to help prevent swine flu—likely to be in the grab bag of viruses coming our way.
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