Monday, February 19, 2018

Beware, the flu vaccine comes with serious health risks*


In a recent newspaper report the Minister of Health was photographed at the Tunapuna market receiving the flu vaccine as he launched the vaccine drive across Trinidad and Tobago.

This vaccine is intended to protect citizens from the adverse effects of the flu virus.

However, statistics for the past five years from the Centre for Disease Control show that it is effective less than half the time among the overall population.

It fails even more severely for seniors who are considered to be among the at-risk group.

 

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