Getting a Swine Flu Vaccination

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Swine flu is everywhere around you. On the TV that you watch in your home, on the posters in the tram that you take going to work, on radio programmes that you listen, in your mailbox on warning flyers and even on the bathroom walls on the university campus. People are being bombed by the news about swine flu from all possible directions at all possible times. It is not a surprise that most of us end up feeling panicked and scared of swine flu virus. Governments encourage us to protect ourselves and get a vaccination shot which actually may cause more damage to your health that to help it. The public is not aware of all the facts when it comes to swine flu pandemic and therefore blindly follows the government’s instructions and injects themselves with controversial substances. I will try to present the arguments supporting the theory that getting a swine flu shot is nothing more than unnecessary risk and a result of panic created by media who are unconsciously advertising products of medical companies.
First of all swine flu is not more dangerous than seasonal flu so why would you need to protect yourselves from it? The numbers show that swine flu killed so far around 250 people around the world from April 26, 2009 when pandemic was officially announced by WHO. Whereas seasonal flu caused more than 13000 deaths only in the area of U.S and only from period from January till April 2009.It can be clearly inferred that seasonal flu is much more dangerous and fatal in consequences than swine flu. The risk of dying or having severe health complications is much greater when getting infected by typical influenza virus. If people do want to feel safer and protect themselves by getting a vaccination shot ,they should consider vaccine against seasonal flu which is responsible for more victims in the world than any other disease.
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