As each year passes, the flu shot is being pushed harder than the year before. In 2010, 130.9 million people got the flu shot, an 8 million person increase from 2009. People are being urged by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to get the flu shot every year. The CDC also urges parents to give their child the flu shot every year from the moment they turn 6 months of age.
The choice of receiving a flu shot is slowly diminishing. As more vaccines are mandated, and as the number of flu shots continue to increase, this “urging” from health officials and the CDC may turn into “you must”. Dr Thomas Friedman, the director of the CDC, states the following:
“We can say with certainly that the best way to protect yourself, your family and your community is to get a flu shot”
Should I get the flu shot? Dr. William Schaffner, president of National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), also shares what is the collective thoughts from the CDC and NFID on flu shots:
“The answer is yes…Our goal is to make annual influenza vaccination a no-brainer”
The choice is becoming more of an order. The suggestion to get vaccinated is actually pointing towards those who don’t vaccinate as being foolish.
Consider these Truths About Vaccines and the Fu Shot Before Being Pricked.
Vaccines are well known to be ineffective. They aren’t nearly as helpful as health officials tout them to be. Study after study shows that vaccines should be fire as they don’t do their job at what matter most – reducing illness and mortality from the flu.
Vaccines suppress the immune system which could increase your risk of contracting the flu or other infectious diseases for weeks or months.
The flu shot “protects” against the influenza virus, but only about 20 percent of flu sicknesses are caused by influenza type A or B. The 80 percent remaining are caused by over 200 other bugs which make you feel like you have the flu. Some of those bugs are bocavirus, rhinovirus, and coronavirus. The flu shot doesn’t even hit on these bugs which cause 80 percent of flu-like symptoms.
Your immune system is the absolute best defense for any sickness. With a properly working immune system, anyone should recover from the flu without any serious complications. In addition, the sickness will further strengthen your immune system and and attain a natural immunity to that strain and similar strains. Vaccines are never as effective as the immune system because they pass your natural first-line defense (IgA immune system). The vaccinations someone receives are inferior and only temporary, while a strong immune system is the best protective gear you can wear which lasts forever.