So Much Ignorance about the Flu Vaccine

ID-100228288There are many misinformed opinions being passed around in the media over the flu vaccine. The fear mongering and the ignorance can be stopped by reading and knowing a few facts about the flu vaccine.

  1. No vaccine is 100 percent safe or 100 percent effective to everyone. However, the flu vaccine has been proven to be safe and effective to varying extents across populations.
  2. Both vaccinated and non-vaccinated people alike are potential carriers of the flu virus.

iii.            The flu vaccine may have side effects. Individuals should look at their health history as well as family history for health risks that may be made worse by the flu vaccine.

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