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Flu Shots Recommended For All Children

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ATLANTA - A federal advisory panel is recommending that all children get flu shots.

The panel voted Wednesday to expand annual flu shots to virtually all children except infants younger than 6 months and those with serious egg allergies.

That means about 30 million more children could be getting vaccinated. If heeded, it would be one of the largest expansions in flu vaccination coverage in U.S. history.

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