Even if you are healthy, flu shots protect your friends, family, and co-workers, who may not be as healthy as you are. Vaccinations help you and those around you, from catching and spreading the virus.
Anti-vaxers and pro-vaxers have been arguing over the safety of childhood vaccinations. Science has repeatedly come out and testified that vaccinations do not cause autism and other types of disabilities. Autism Speaks has recently revised its stance on childhood vaccinations saying “Scientific research has not directly connected autism to vaccines.”