Tuesday, January 13, 2015

ANOTHER Epic Fail for Influenza Vaccine

ANOTHER Epic Fail for Influenza Vaccine  
by Barbara Loe Fisher

Here we are in the winter of 2015 and U.S. public health officials admit that the historically ineffective influenza vaccine is once again an epic fail.


Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Measured from 0 to 62 Percent


In the past three flu seasons, the CDC has claimed the flu vaccine's overall effectiveness clocked in at between 47 and 62 percent while some experts have measured it at 0 to 7 percent. Other studies suggest that when children get a flu shot every year it can interfere with healthy immune responses and make them more likely to get influenza in certain flu seasons.


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