A new NBC News story warns us about the dangers of this year's flu. Although trite, the warning is at least reasonable. Until it isn't. Just another lame headline. Good for a scare and nothing else.
Every year, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases develops a new flu vaccine protecting against several different strains of the flu virus based on predictions made early in the year. The vaccine is usually about 60 percent effective, although effectiveness varies from year to year. According