Want to avoid getting the flu this year? Dr. Marc says ‘now’ is the time to get your flu shot

CLEVELAND, Oh -- October is the optimal time to get your flu shot according to health experts. What's changed in this year's vaccine and what do you need to know about getting a flu shot?

Dr. Mark Gillinov is a heart surgeon and also Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and he explained to Fox 8's Stefani Schaefer why a simple flu shot is so important.

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