You want to believe that it does. You have been taught to believe that it does. The media says that it does. Every corner drug store says that it does.
But the current evidence, and even the history of the flu shot, shows that there is no significant evidence that it actually works.
In a recent article on MedScape, they take us through the evidence. And take note, this is "MedScape", a very mainstream conventional medical outlet that has a specific agenda and perspective, that is simply stating historical and current evidence that...there is little to no evidence that the flu shot works.
Focus on strengthening your immune system, eat as consciously as possible, minimize sugar, exercise and move your body, regularly wash your hands, and manage your stress during the flu season. And be sure to focus on high quality dietary supplements that have been shown to improve immunity. HERE is a great article discussing some of the key supplements to consider.