Flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after vaccinations. Theseantibodies provide protection against infection with the viruses that are in the vaccine. Theseasonal fu vaccine protects against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be the nextcommon during the upcoming season. It is said that flu vaccines are a preventative tool forpeople with chronic health conditions. Influenza vaccines dont protect against other infectionsonly the flu virus. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommends that everyone 6 months ofage or older recieves an annual flu shot.In 2012 there was a study that published in which suggested that influenza vaccines might makepeople more susceptible to other respiratory infections. There are advantages and disadvantagesto being vaccinated for influenza.ADVANTAGES·PROTECTS YOU FOR UP TO A YEAR·DECREASES FLU RELATED HOSPITAL VISITS.