Vitamin C and selenium better than Flu Jabs? -- UK health news 20050215: "Flu jab success challenged
Source: The Times

No wonder they are trying to ban high doses of vitamin C - the drugs don't work.

Date: 15/02/2005
Nigel Hawkes, health correspondent in The Times, reports that a new study published in Archives of Internal Medicine has concluded that flu vaccinations have little impact on deaths among the elderly, with the increasing rates of vaccination since 1980 not being accompanied by declines in flu-related deaths. This conclusion contradicts claims that vaccination campaigns have a dramatic effect, cutting the risk of death among the over-65s by 50 per cent. The researchers say that following increased vaccination the number of flu-related deaths has actually increased. "