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Medical Minute: Flu Shots for Children

Dr. Samant, a pediatrician from our Neponset St. site, sat down to talk to us about influenza and why it’s so important for your child to have a flu shot every year. Flu season typically runs from late fall to early spring and it’s best to get the vaccine early on for this reason. Keep in mind, however, that it’s never too late to protect yourself and your child- you can still get the flu shot well into the annual season. Watch the video below to learn more!

Medical Minute: Flu Shots for Children

About Joanne Samant, MD

Dr. Joanne Samant has always been interested in health and learning how the human body works. As a child, she would even go to the library and take out books on diseases. “One time the librarian pulled me aside and asked me if I was worried if I had a particular disease,” she explains. “I remember I said I just liked reading about them…I guess I have always found medicine fascinating.”

During her medical training, Dr....

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