Every year when Summer comes to an end, talk about the upcoming flu season begins. Some people get vaccinated every year, and others are more skeptical about getting vaccinated. The CDC releases information every year about flu vaccines, and they concluded that "The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year." Vaccines are recommended not just for the health of the individual but also to increase herd immunity. When a large portion of the population is vaccinated for a disease, it makes the spreading of that disease much more difficult, which helps out the people that are unable to receive the vaccine for health reasons. For more facts based on unbiased research, click the title of this article to go to the CDC page about flu vaccinations.