To my last flu directive, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the expert on the infectious diseases wholly endorses getting the flu shot.

“It’s made by the same companies, using the same processes, with the same materials,” says Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which is overseeing the trials. Flu vaccines “have been given to tens and tens of millions of people for decades with an excellent safety record, including to pregnant women.”