“I never get sick.” “Last year I got a flu shot and still got the flu.” There are many reasons some people choose not to get a flu shot, but in this year of COVID-19 let’s look at skipping a flu shot from another angle.
Imagine you are living about 225 years ago. Smallpox was a pandemic that was circling the globe. It was a destructive, deadly disease that cost the lives of an estimated 300 million people. You have a fever and your body is covered with blistering pox. Children are being orphaned. Whole families are wiped out. There was NO cure. There was no hope because there was no vaccination. (more…)