The Flu Shot: Does it actually do any good?

The Flu Shot: Does it actually do any good?

Dr. Thomas Jefferson, coordinator for the Cochrane Vaccine Field, has stated on the record that in 2009 he conducted a thorough review of 217 published studies on flu vaccines and found only 5% reliable. Dr. Jefferson told Reuters, Immunization of very young children is not lent support by our findings. We recorded no convincing evidence that vaccines can reduce mortality, [hospital] admissions, serious complications and community transmission of influenza. In young children below the age of 2, we could find no evidence that the vaccine was different from placebo.

Dr. Anthony Morris, a distinguished virologist and a former Chief Vaccine Office at the FDA, found: There is no evidence that any influenza vaccine thus far developed is ef

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