Why I'll Never Get a Flu Shot

I’m 54 years old, and I’ve never gotten a flu shot. Here’s why. The effectiveness of the flu vaccine is exaggerated. The strains for the vaccine are selected a year in advance. That’s important for you to know because researchers guess on what strain will prevail each flu season. They have no other way of knowing. And if they guess wrong, the vaccine is useless.

Flu Shot Foul Up

You may have taken the flu shot this winter…
Along with that, your doctor may have given you a pain reliever such as Tylenol, ibuprofen, naproxen, or aspirin (NSAIDs) to avoid crankiness and irritability as the vaccine takes effect.
Most doctors even recommend it.
But the combination of vaccine and NSAID isn’t such a great idea…