Vaccines and Immunity

The efficacy of vaccines is proven, as history has shown a dramatic reduction in diseases such as measles, rubella, smallpox, and polio. However, while vaccines for conditions such as polio may be considered crucial or common-sense, not all vaccines are created equal. Nor are they financed equally.

One of the most commonly received vaccines is the annual flu vaccine. It’s important to note that this year’s flu vaccine will contain the new H1N1 vaccination, along with two other new forms of flu virus… the original H1N1 vaccine was largely experimental and has been linked to neurological damage and other complications.

Global vaccine sales rose 16% from last year, earning $22.1 billion, according to health care market researcher Kalorama Information. A recent article from the Wall Street Journal stated, “Vaccines against hepatitis and flu — boosted by the global scare over the H1N1 flu epidemic last year — have been driving sales of adult vaccines.” The top five manufacturers of vaccines are the same top five pharmaceutical companies

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COVID-19 Announcement

To Our Acupuncture Atlanta Community

As Georgia starts to reopen, Acupuncture Atlanta is committed to providing quality care and helping you stay healthy in this environment defined by a new normal. Acupuncture at its core is a preventative modality and our practitioners are here to work with you and design a treatment plan that is suitable for your specific needs.

The clinic will resume treatments on May 7th with limited hours and new guidelines. Please check the Book Appointment page for available days and time slots, or call us. 

We will also be taking extra protective measures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff:

·      Provide disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizers

·      Practitioners will wear protective masks and gloves

·      Use disposable paper sheets

·      Treatment tables and other surfaces will be sanitized after each patient.

·      Appointments will be spread out to allow time for sanitizing treatment rooms

·      Minimize the number of people waiting in the front lobby

 

Please check your appointment confirmations for specific instructions. Our commitment to keeping everyone safe and healthy is our top priority.