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Poor excuses not to get a flu shot

November 11, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A new survey reveals about half of you watching right now are not planning on getting a flu shot.Consumer Reports uncovered a long list of what they call poor excuses.

Forty-five percent say they know someone who got sick from it. Forty-one percent believe the shot is ineffective and five percent said they'd rather get the flu than go to work.

Experts say 36,000 Americans die from the flu each year, and none of these excuses should stop you from getting a flu shot.

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