Article: Doctors ‘flabbergasted’ that half of parents think flu shot causes the flu: ‘It’s impossible’

We are bombarded with information on a regular bases about vaccinations but when it comes to flu vaccination, it’s seems to be even more muddle.  Let’s see what William Schaffner, MD, an infectious disease specialist and professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as to say:

For years, doctors have stressed the importance of vaccinating adults and children against the flu. But a new survey from Orlando Health found that more than half of parents with children under the age of 18 believe that their child can get the flu from the flu vaccine.

“I’m flabbergasted,” William Schaffner, MD, an infectious disease specialist and professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “I and many others have been saying for over 20 years that you can’t get the flu from the flu vaccine. I don’t know how to say it any louder. You cannot get the flu from the flu vaccine. That’s a myth.”

Read more at: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/doctors-flabbergasted-half-parents-think-flu-shot-causes-flu-impossible-173146594.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=fb&fbclid=IwAR0K189mR7tXstn1WcNsh_NeuTdxzOWSw48cI17dnWC3dBe3MSgTWJ-2pBg

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