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More unscientific claims made for the ‘benefits’ of flu vaccination by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 7:39pm No sooner had I written about the fact that the science shows flu vaccination to be a largely pointless exercise, that I came across this on-line piece in the Los Angeles Times telling readers that flu vaccination “help[s] prevent babies from getting sick.” The article goes on to state that the flu vaccination “was effective in preventing influ ... Read on »
Kids Benefit From Flu Vaccine via Shot or Spray, Study Finds by HealthFinder Posted Thu 18 Aug 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Both work well, but nasal spray produces broadest immune response in youngsters, research shows. ... Read on »
New Report Highlights Benefits of Flu Vaccine by Medline Plus Posted Fri 13 Dec 2013 11:27am Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Page: Flu Read on »
Flu Vaccine Benefit by Medline Plus Posted Mon 29 Oct 2012 10:23am Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu , Heart Diseases , Immunization Read on »
Calculating the risk and benefit of the Pandemrix vaccine program for swine flu by Meryl Nass Posted Fri 07 Oct 2011 9:49pm Let's do a back-of-the-envelope risk-benefit calculation on swine flu vaccine: In 2009-10, 44 Finns of all ages died of swine flu.  [With 5.3 million Finns, this is one death per 120,000 people of all ages.] About half the population of Finland received Pandemrix.  Had the vaccine been given before the pandemic struck (a near impossibility) ... Read on »
Are Flu Vaccines a Scam? by ecoblog Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 4:28pm The following is from Natural News and was written by: Mike Adams This information is so important that I encourage you to share the following summary I've put together. Email it to family, friends and coworkers. Or post it on your blog or website (with a link and proper credit to both NaturalNews andThe Atlantic, please). Get this in ... Read on »
What the CDC Wants You to Know About the 2010-2011 Flu Vaccine by Jeff Pile Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 5:08am By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Sept. 13, 2010 -- As the 2010-2011 flu season approaches, it's once again time for flu vaccination. This year, the CDC advises just about everyone to get the vaccine. That raises questions. So does the inclusion of the H1N1 pandemic swine flu vaccine in the seasonal vaccine. To answer ... Read on »
Report of doctor who failed to get the flu vaccine doesn’t let the facts get in the way of a good story by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 6:50am I saw this story yesterday on the BBC’s website. It concerns a consultant chest physician, Dr Peter Hockey, who gives himself a slap on the wrist for not getting a flu jab. He ended up being hospitalised and couldn’t work for five months. He’s kicking himself for contracting a condition which he describes in the piece as “completely preventable ... Read on »
Flu vaccination ‘over-promoted’ and ‘over-hyped’ according to researchers by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Nov 2012 11:49am We’re entering the ‘flu season here in the UK. Last year, my local surgery put a banner outside urging us to ‘roll up’ for the ‘flu vaccine. I wrote a blog post which explained why this practice is not nearly as effective or ‘evidence-based’ as one might think. In a previous blog post here I cited the evidence from bona fide researchers (known ... Read on »
Flu shots: 50% more costly this season; staff vaccinations have failed to protect nursing home residents; UK gov concedes swine by Meryl Nass Posted Fri 20 Sep 2013 2:04am You may have noticed that flu shots are "stronger" this year, there are more brands available , and the newer ones cost more .  What should you know? Stronger flu shots This year the newer shots contain 4 antigens instead of 3 (2 each for influenza A and influenza B), although you can get shots with 3 antigens (2 flu A and 1 flu B) also.  Y ... Read on »