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Flu Vaccine Was Not Very Effective This Season, the CDC Says
March 11, 2022 - 6:53 pm

The vaccine was only about 16 percent effective at reducing a person’s chance of getting a mild or moderate infection, the agency said. Experts at the CDC said a good rate would be at least 50 percent.

Source: New York Times

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The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic
The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic

Although inoculations were themselves a risky practice and carried a not-insignificant health risk, this data demonstrates that inoculations were significantly less fatal than the naturally occurring virus.


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