Girl Planting seeds

Officials Admit Flu Vaccine 2017 Likely Worthless

In Australia, the predominant circulating flu viruses were influenza A (H3N2), against which the flu vaccine had a preliminary effectiveness of just 10 percent. Flu season in Australia, located in the Southern Hemisphere, occurs while residents of the U.S. in the Northern Hemisphere are enjoying summer. What happens in Australia is a good bellwether for how bad the flu season in the U.S. will be come winter. And if this holds true for the 2017-2018 flu season, influenza vaccine experts are warning that the U.S. could be in for a doozy.  Read more... 



close (X)