Winter Tonic Season JUST ARRIVED! Immune system boost during the flu season for the family. NEW: WINTER BALANCE - for treatment of the symptoms of winter colds and flu; from the makers of Winter Tonic Vaccine controversies have occurred since almost 80 years before the terms vaccine and vaccination were introduced, and continue to this day. Despite scientific consensus that recommended vaccines are safe and effective, unsubstantiated scares regarding their safety still occur, resulting in outbreaks and deaths from vaccine-preventable . Click to download pdf. A New Look at the Vaccine Question. Originally presented by Richard H. Pitcairn, D.V.M., Ph.D., in Minneapolis, What we are going to do, in this presentation, is look at the question of vaccinations in four aspects.