Why is Everyone So Hysterical About Getting a Flu?

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It’s not only the flu hysteria from the government-pharmaceutical-medical complex that is frenzied, but also, the hysteria among the masses regarding the flu is helping to reinforce the propaganda and misplaced mania. As flu season approaches and begins to take root, people trip over one another to get their flu shot that, they are told, will protect them from … what? The flu? Even after the US government’s fake crises and claims of a pandemic fell flat, why does the flu continue to strike so much fear amongst the masses?

This occurs because the media is still busy propagating the government’s next pandemic and scaring people by consistently linking flu and death, and the CDC is still recommending costly, ineffective Big Pharma-ceuticals to treat the flu. You must avoid the flu at all cost, say the established voices of flu wisdom. In spite of the studies showing flu drugs to be mostly ineffective, the CDC recommendations for these expensive drugs that don’t work remains unchanged. This is from Dr. David Brownstein’s latest blog:

Tamiflu is the most commonly prescribed anti-viral medication for treating the symptoms of the flu.  You would think that Tamiflu must work well as it is widely prescribed by conventional doctors.  However, the new Cochrane report stated, “Treating previously healthy patients with Tamiflu reduces the duration of influenza symptoms by approximately 21  hours.”

Folks, I can’t make this stuff up.

Tamiflu costs approximately $120 for a full course of treatment.  Not only does Tamiflu fail to treat the flu, it is also associated with a host of adverse effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, and abdominal pain.  Gee, I thought those were the symptoms of the flu!  It has also been associated with more severe side effects such as hepatitis, anaphylaxis, cardiac arrhythmias, seizures, and dangerous neuropsychiatric side effects such as hallucinations and suicide.  Do you think all those side effects are worth it to reduce the severity of the flu by 21 hours?

Look, no one likes to get the flu and feel like crap for a few days. But it’s madness for individuals to spend so much time, money, and positive energy on chasing anti-flu gimmicks to try to remain flu-free or lessen the effects of a short illness because the government-pharmaceutical-medical complex keeps them in perpetual fear over what is, for most people, a short and temporary affliction.

6:00 pm on October 11, 2012
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