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Are you going to get the Flu Shot? (h1n1)

Yes
4 (25%)
No
12 (75%)

Total Members Voted: 12

Voting closed: October 14, 2009, 01:05:35 PM

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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2009, 08:54:29 AM »
Dr. Bill Frist says those who don't receive swine flu shots are idiots.
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2009, 11:42:25 AM »
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Dr. Bill Frist says those who don't receive swine flu shots are idiots.

Well then Dr. Bill Frist is an idiot because 99% of the population will not have any complications even if they get swine flu.

I got that statistic from the CDC they had a report about it on 60 Minutes.  If you are paranoid and think you will be part of that 1% then go ahead and get a flu shot.
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2009, 12:19:13 PM »
What the hell does CTC know about the swine flu?
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2009, 12:22:07 PM »
Bill frist sounds like the idiot
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2009, 12:51:13 PM »
He actually sounded like he knew what he was talking about, and frankly I'd be more inclined to listen to a heart surgeon on issues like this than you V. :wink:
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2009, 08:00:43 PM »
I don't recall ever recieving a flu shot.  I don't think its smart to inject a sickness into your body.
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #21 on: October 22, 2009, 10:20:09 AM »
Maher makes some good points (Like a stopped clock, he's right only twice a day)
http://www.breitbart.tv/bill-mahers-med ... n-on-show/
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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #22 on: October 22, 2009, 10:21:41 AM »
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He actually sounded like he knew what he was talking about, and frankly I'd be more inclined to listen to a heart surgeon on issues like this than you V. :wink:

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Re: the Flu Shot
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2009, 06:41:29 AM »
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Pretty sure its the elderly that have the most to worry about the flu...

You're half right.  The seasonal flu is the one Seniors have to be wary of.  Statistically, H1N1, which is a different strain is seeking out the 25 and under crowd.  Some in the know feel it's because of the immunity in those that were around the last time Swine circulated back in the 70's

Neither is terribly severe except for those with the underlying conditions the CDC has identified.

There is one bit of detail the CDC has not communicated very well and that is the mortality rate for H1N1 and pregnant women. The rate is almost 30%, extremely high.  If you know gals that are pregnant and SEEM to have flu symptoms, encourage her to see a doc at pronto. This sucker is killing pregnant women that have no other underlying condition.