…[S]eniors are typically a tricky group to protect from any illness.
“Almost all vaccines are not as effective in older people,” Saul said.
Of course, once tasked with a job, bureaucrats are relentless in the face of futility.
“But the CDC report shouldn’t dissuade anyone from being vaccinated, said Dr. Zane Saul, chief of infectious diseases at Bridgeport Hospital. He said even in cases where the vaccine didn’t prevent someone from getting flu, it still might have made a difference. “You have to ask, what did (the vaccine) do?” Saul said. “Did it stop these people from dying? Did they get a milder case of flu than they might have gotten without it?”
Someone’s protecting his job.