Infants and flu prevention
Q. If babies younger than 6 months shouldn't get flu vaccines, what can parents do to protect them from the illness?
A. The rest of the family can take these steps to protect baby from a flu virus, says pediatrician Alla Shenkman, medical director of PM Pediatrics in Syosset, an urgent care facility open evenings, weekends and holidays:
*People should wash their hands immediately before...