"In 2004, British officials unexpectedly closed a flu vaccine plant because of contamination, cutting in half that season's supply of vaccines for the U.S. market. Long lines formed outside clinics as people clamored to get flu vaccines.
Experts agreed the obvious answer was to get more companies to make flu vaccines. But companies wanted a guaranteed market, as millions of doses of flu vaccines get thrown away, unused, every year. So the CDC has gradually widened its recommendations for who should get the vaccine."
So the CDC has gradually widened its recommendations for who should get the vaccine.
Did y'all get that?
"So the CDC has gradually widened its recommendations for who should get the vaccines."
No problem folks, we'll just do some tweaking. We'll make a God damned,market. Yes-sir-ee!
Nothing here about whether the vaccine really works, and nothing about thimerisol, the mercury preservative that is still in most flu shots.
Excuse me. I have to go fill my mind with happy thoughts.
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