Return to Blog Post over 7 years, jme3850 said... I need facts. To what extent do flu vaccines prevent the flu or the severity of the flu. How does that compare to getting nothing. Don't bug me till you show me the studies. over 7 years, Capt said... Give them support for making the correct decision. Watched too many suffer from flu vaccine, daughters reaction nearly killed her. over 7 years, jorie13 said... I am personally acquainted with a health professional who says she won't take the flu shot because of risks. Also many flu vacines are processed thru China which has a dismal record with safety. (200 % more import rejections than the next highest country) The FDA only inspects their facilites every 12 - 15 years and I recently read that they are not even allowed into the plants. I'm also concerned because there doesn't seem to be enough warnings that vacines temporarly lower your immune system for about 10 days . This must be factored into your decision (much more dangerous to take the vacine after the start of the flu season.