Flu Shot And Pneumonia Vaccine Might Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Research Shows
July 28, 2020
For years, public health officials have been trying to dispel the myth that people who get a flu shot are more likely to get Alzheimer's disease.
They are not. And now there is evidence that vaccines that protect against the flu and pneumonia may actually protect people from Alzheimer's, too.
The evidence comes from two studies presented Monday at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference, which is being held as a virtual event.