By Dr. Keith Scott Mumby on 09/07/2011
At least in children. Not only did it not prevent flu, it resulted in TRIPLE the risk of ending up in hospital.
That’s DANGEROUS in my book (hospitals are the last place you want to be).
So they’ve withdrawn flu vaccine recommendations for kids, right?
Not likely: there’s money in them thar hills! You think out of your crazy mind that they would let go of a cash cow, just because it hurts kids and does not fulfill it’s commercial claims? No way.
Enough sarcasm. What’s the calm, scientific position?
In a paper at the at the 105th International Conference of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego (May 19, 2009), research following 263 children over eight consecutive flu seasons was presented, testing whether flu vaccine was effective in reducing the number of hospitalizations. The children were evaluated at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Each child was from six months to 18 years of age and each had had laboratory-confirmed influenza, between 1996 to 2006.
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