Why this year’s new flu vaccine is beyond “worthless”
As a physician, I receive emails from Medscape. Medscape provides information and research articles for physicians. These emails contain news about drugs, medical procedures, and vaccinations.
On January 3, 2014 I received an email titled, "High Dose Flu Vaccine: The Evidence Is In."
This interested me as I have done extensive research on the flu vaccine and know that it is ineffective at preventing the flu, especially in the elderly.
When I clicked the link, I was directed to a video by a well-known physician. I listened to the two-minute video and was shocked at what the doctor said.
She stated, "In December, 2009, high-dose sesasonal flu vaccine for seniors aged 65 years or older (Fluzone®) was granted accelerated approval by the U.S. FDA." Fluzone® is four times as strong as the standard dosed flu vaccine. Describing the results of the study, the doctor said…
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