Fox News: A new study shows that more than 40% of Americans refuse to take the flu vaccine. The top three reasons include harmful side effects, fear of getting the flu from the shots, and conviction that the shots don’t work anyway. Those under the age of 45 are the most likely to reject vaccines. This report from Fox News attempts to convince readers that objections to vaccines are unfounded. -G. Edward Griffon
Comment – CDC schedule has 20 flu shots from pregnancy to 18 years old so the children are getting hammered.
Fox News: Have you gotten your flu shot this year?
This is despite the warnings, potential dangers, and last year’s record-number of flu deaths. The survey was done by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
People under the age of 45 were the least likely to report being vaccinated.
The top three reasons why they didn’t want the shot were: bad side effects; thinking they’ll get the flu from the shot; or thinking it doesn’t work.