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    Default Latest flu vaccine failing against current strain, CDC reports staff
    Friday, June 28, 2019

    Doctors are once again expressing their disappointment over the latest flu vaccine.
    The CDC reports that the vaccine failed miserably against a flu bug that popped up halfway through the season.
    In fact -- the agency rated its effectiveness at just 9% against that strain and the overall effectiveness for the entire season at 29%.
    Early in the season, the vaccine was working really well. The CDC reported in February that the vaccine was 47% effective, which is higher than the past two years.

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    Default Re: Latest flu vaccine failing against current strain, CDC reports

    For the life of me, I don't understand why anyone--other than those with extremely compromised immune systems--would take the flu vaccine. For 3 years in a row, it has woefully under-performed. Yet, everywhere you go--grocery store included--someone's pushing "free" flu shots. No wonder they give them away!!

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