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A deviation in the subject - the Flu Vaccine.

A difference between it and those I intended to address: the Flu vaccine is a transient hit-or-miss effort. Anywhere from 15% effective (last year) to 80%. Actually, they target, implicitly, 50%; it's a moving target and the vaccine needs to be prepared in advance, so it's guesswork to some extent - hopefully educated guesses.

Those I mean to address are such as tetanus, polio, smallpox, diphtheria &etc., which provide very long term and even lifetime immunity, and do so with very predictable extremely high reliability. Those rejecting these are relying on herd-immunity, which will eventually fail if they become successful in their boycott vaccination campaigns. They just don't realize how bad things were before vaccinations. Darwin Awards, anyone?

For a flu shot - you're taking your chances - but will (almost) certainly recover.

And, indeed, there are "conspiracies" with some vaccines - there was an attempt to force the very costly HPV vaccine on the public (in US) - which fortunately didn't succeed. There is certainly a driving force for lobbying politicians to get your latest development into the (very) profitable category.

If Ebola broke out in US, I'd be in the front of the line for immunization.



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