By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
November 20, 2017
- Getting a flu shot doesn’t prevent you from getting the flu
- Things to consider before your next flu shot
- Check out this flu-fighting vitamin
If you’ve been debating on whether to get your flu shot or not, I just want to make one thing clear.
Getting a flu shot does not prevent you from getting the flu.
That’s right. It only protects you against influenza viruses that researchers think will be common during the upcoming flu season. To top it off, the influenza virus is constantly mutating. So it’s nearly impossible to predict its form far enough in advance to create a truly effective vaccine.
As a result, vaccine effectiveness varies greatly from year to year. Continue reading