Natural Wealth, Natural Health
March 13, 2017
Today I feel like railing against flu shots.
Personally, I would never get one.
There are two reasons for this
For one, there’s mounting evidence that
regular flu shots just aren’t that effective.
In fact, during the 2014 – 2015 flu season, the flu
vaccine had an abysmal 18 percent effectiveness
rate, according to the US Center for Disease
In the 2015 – 2016 flu season, the CDC said it
was 59 percent.
And while that’s way better than 18 percent, it’s far from
The second reason I would never get a flu shot is
because studies show that annual flu shots lessens your
protection from certain flu strains in later years.
Data from Canada and Hong Kong during 2009 – 2010
showed that people who were inoculated with a seasonal
flu vaccine in 2008 had twice the risk of getting the infamous
“swine flu” than those who never received a flu shot.
And ABC News reported at that time that yearly flu shots may
actually set you up for less broad protection than if you
get, and recover, from the flu itself.
Here’s something else: Research in the journal “Clinical
Infectious Diseases” found that vaccine-induced protection
against influenza was greatest among those not vaccinated
*at all* during the prior 5 five years.
In other words, the long-term effects of getting an annual
flu shot are completely unknown, but it appears the strategy
of submitting to annual flu shots may be backfiring, leaving
those who have been vaccinated every year less protected than
those don’t get vaccinated at all.
And of course there has been no shortage of reports that flu
shots are toxic and can cause severe problems in people with
compromised immune systems.
The main concern along these lines is that they contain thimerosal,
which is 49 percent mercury by weight.
But mercury isn’t the only toxic substance in typical flu vaccines.
They usually also contain:
– Aluminum, a neurotoxin that has been linked to Alzheimer’s
– Triton X-100, a detergent
– Ethylene glycol, which is antifreeze
– and several more proven poisons
So, in the face of all of the pro-vaccine propaganda we here in
the U.S. are being bombarded with, we would be wise to consider
implementing some common sense measures to reducing our
chances of coming down with the flu (whether you opt for a
vaccine or not).
– Getting plenty of vitamin D3, either through sunshine, a safe tanning
bed, or oral supplementation
– Avoiding sugar and simple carbohydrates
– Sleeping enough (8 to 9 hours nightly)
– Washing your hands regularly
– Avoiding emotional stress, or dealing with it constructively
Well, that’s it for today.
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