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Facts About the Flu Shot

Updated on January 10, 2013

The massive flu epidemic occurring with most of the nation have many people complaining about the flu shot.

The flu shot is a dead virus and is only 60% effective. The person injected will not be protected for two weeks as their body acclimates to the virus in their body. The whole purpose of the shot is so your immune system recognizes the strain of flu. The injection is but a pinprick and is barely felt. People allergic to eggs should not get it.

The flu shot does NOT give a person the flu virus but some may have mild symptoms as their body fights it. People who blame the flu shot for being sick are ignorant. As said, there is a two week period of time after the shot is given that they may get the flu, the shot is only effective against the strain of flu it is for, other viruses may have already weakened a person's defenses and mimic flu-like conditions. If you do have the flu and recover, yet days later, are sick again with the symptoms, you may have a bacterial infection stemming from the original sickness, you should see a doctor for antibiotics because death can occur if unchecked.

The flu shot is only 60% effective, so you still can get the strain of flu the shot is for OR from another strain that the shot is not for.

Everyone should get a flu shot.


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      Martin 5 years ago

      The government requires us to get various vaccinations either before entering primary school, employment, or as a first-time citizen. These vaccinations purport to protect citizens from a variety of maladies, from Polio to Rubella.

      While the medical viability of these vaccinations may not be an issue, the ethical usage of these vaccinations are. In other words, although the government may require all citizens to obtain vaccinations for medical reasons, there may be other purposes the government may have, particularly for tracking and experimental weapon purposes.

      With respect to the tracking issue, the government places miniscule tracking devices in these vaccinations. These tracking devices act as beacons for various satellites. In this way, similar to the technology found in controlling airplane traffic, the government knows where we are at all times. Indeed, it is unclear how much information is provided in these beacon devices. These beacons may, for example, provide rudimentary data, such as age, heart rate, blood pressure, or speed. They may also provide more detailed information, such as what we are saying at any given time.

      As new technology has developed over the years, the need to vaccinate each and every one of us has become more creative, particularly with older citizens. Enter the Flu Vaccination. The flu vaccination has provided a perfect way for the government to implant updated beacon devices, particularly for those individuals who recieved vaccinations fourty or more years ago, whose beacons may not have had the benefit of various technological advances.

      These vaccinations are also used for experimental weapon purposes as well. The government not only implants various forms of biological and chemical warfare within the citzenry for experimental purposes, but also for mind control techniques, such as implanting specific types of criminal or anti-social behavior -- also for warfare experimental purposes.

      In conclusion, the vaccination process has provided the government with a convenient way not only to plant beacon devices within the entire citizenry, but also to test experimental warfare and mind-control techniques.

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      perrya 5 years ago

      the flu shot is not 100% effective, but with the epidemic, u should get one.

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      Chewy Mommy 5 years ago

      I don't get the flu shot, nor have I allowed my kids to have one after one year of age. It's too unpredictable.

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      LupitaRonquillo 5 years ago

      I have never gotten the flu shot and have never gotten the flu. I can't even remember the last time I caught a cold. My daily diet is mainly vegetarian, raw food and raw juicing. That is my protection.