That's Not True!: Debunking Top Flu Myths

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  • Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Get Flu Vaccines; Causes Miscarriages
  • The Flu Only Kills Older People
  • The Flu Vaccine Just Puts Billions in Big Pharm’s Pockets
  • Healthy Young Adults Don’t Need to Worry About the Flu
  • You Don’t Need the Flu Vaccine Every Year
  • Fighting the Flu Strengthens Your Immune System
  • You Can Catch the Flu From Being Outside in the Cold
  • Don’t Believe the Hype!
  • The Flu Is Just a Severe Cold
  • The Flu Vaccine Gives You the Flu
  • Antibiotics Can Fight the Flu

The Flu Vaccine Just Puts Billions in Big Pharm’s Pockets

It cannot be denied that the pharmaceutical companies do make a grip from flu vaccine sales, but let’s also remember that numerous respected public health agencies and mounds of studies done in reputable labs and universities believe that the vaccine is important to protecting our health. 

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