129: What’s Worse, The Flu or The Vaccine? (Revisited)

girl laying on couch sick with the flu

This week we revisit that most-popular, seasonal topic, the influenza virus. We all hate it, but wait until you learn more about how crazily we behave when it comes to flu vaccines.

We have a culture of seasonal flu shots, despite the fact that the effectiveness varies so wildly as to be almost completely ineffective some years, because of the nature of the influenza virus, and because of the wrong-headed strategy we take to battle these common pathogens every year.

Dr. Jack and Mary once again dive into the science of influenza virus and the vaccinations we use to thwart influenza breakouts. Is there a better way? Absolutely. Tune in to learn more.

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