There were 3 influenza pandemics in the 20th century, and there has been 1 so far in the 21st century. Analysis of studies from 1946-2018 conclude that there is no significant reduction of influenza transmission with the use of face masks.
Let’s assume for a moment that the flu vaccine provided a 100 percent guarantee against contracting influenza (which it doesn’t, but just pretend it does). Would it make sense to vaccinate your family against the flu if doing so meant you increased their risk of contracting other upper respiratory illnesses by more than five times?
Earlier this month, the University of Ghent, Belgium, released a paper where it accidentally admitted that most flu shots are continuously out of date and therefore don’t work.