Topic: Newsela-flu shot

Many people can agree with me that needles are not fun. In fact, no one really likes them but they are super important for your body. The vaccine they give you is medicine that helps fight off the cold. It doesn't always work because the virus changes but scientist are trying super hard to find a cure that helps all of the virus. Did you know humans aren't the only one who can get sick. Animals can also. It all started with a bird in China who caught a disease and killed many birds in the U.S.A.