Calhoun County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gregory Harrington of Bronson Battle Creek Hospital tells WBCK's Richard Piet that Ebola — despite its vast coverage in the media — won't affect most people.

But the flu will.

So, a flu shot should be on your agenda in order to present the best defense against the flu — also known as influenza.

Harrington also dispels some myths about the flu shot, such as the most common, which seems to be that the flu shot actually causes the flu.

Hear the whole interview by clicking the player below.