BMJ: Over 65s flu vaccination programme was ineffective, data show

Last winter’s flu vaccination programme in the over-65s was ineffective, according to new data from Public Health England (PHE).1

Provisional estimates show that for all age groups combined, the vaccine effectiveness against influenza A and B was 39.8% (85% CI 23.1 to 52.8). But for the over-65s, the principal target of the campaign, effectiveness was −6.3% (CI −95.5 to 42.0).

PHE said that the failure of the campaign in older people meant that better vaccines were needed for them. “It is increasingly recognised that the current generation of flu vaccines often work less well in the elderly, likely because of factors such as the weaker immune systems in this population,” a statement said in response to questions from The BMJ. “Nonetheless, over a number of years, …

http://www.bmj.com/content/358/bmj.j4146.full

They LOVE us so much I’m sure the pharmacorpses can be trusted with unfettered access to old people’s bloodstreams.   No agenda here.  Not at all.

Imagine the commonsensical knowledge just about physical survival and systemic corruption which has already been lost from this culture.  People don’t even know what FOOD is, much less how to grow it.  Our owners would like nothing better than to usher the elderly and their hard-won knowledge out the door as soon as they cease being useful to the machinery.

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