Thursday, November 18, 2010

This Year's Flu Vaccine Losing Popularity, Nov. 18, 2010

More Americans Opting Out on the Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is not a popular choice to receive. According to Consumers Reports, a new study has shown that fewer people this year are going to get the shot. Among those who responded 31% are uncertain if they will get the new three-in one vaccine. The reason mainly is due to raising concerns about the safety and the effectiveness.

Canada has just released its report from their statistics showing that 60% of Canadians and 80% of Americans simply refused to get the H1N1 vaccine last year despite the coverage of media and government advocating for months to get the shot. This year, regardless of their massive advocating for the shot most people are still against to receiving any type of influenza shots.

Currently there is no evidence to support any sound reasons on getting the vaccine. No evidence so far has been given to prove that these vaccines are even effective. They only aide to guard against certain flu strains, they have no effect on the bird flu...

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Also check out:
EMA: Unexpected Viral DNA In Vaccines Doesn't Raise Health Concerns (WSJ, Nov. 18, 2010)

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