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Each year seems to hit a new level of hype surrounding the seasonal flu. The pharmaceutical-media complex is drooling over the latest “outbreak,” which has resulted in Boston declaring a “Health Emergency” as highlighted in the video below and New York reaching epidemic proportions. Additionally, nurses are being denied the right to refuse flu vaccinations, even on religious grounds, and are being firedfor any resistance.
However, fine details are normally not the strong suit of corporate media, so that is where we must look before we decide to go into full-blown panic mode and start lining up to get jabbed with the latest vaccine concoction. For instance, people are still getting sick and are dying even after getting the flu shot.
As even the Associated Press was forced to highlight:
Recent studies have shown that the flu vaccine as a whole is only about 59 percent effective at preventing the illness. NRP pointed out that the vaccine appears to be less effective for the elderly, which is a population often highly encouraged to receive the shot in the first place. (Source)
Perhaps one reason for the ineffectiveness of this year’s vaccine is that the most virulent strain of H3N2v is not included in the vaccine.
The increasing hype over a flu season that turns into a possible pandemic has terrorized a significant part of the population. This is important to keep in mind, as the CDC often reports the increased numbers of visits to doctors and hospitals based on “flu-like symptoms.” People who are on edge about contracting a life-threatening virus are likely to interpret every ache, pain, and sniffle into the most dreaded of possibilities after being bombarded by an onslaught of media reports.