It's heeereee – Flu season

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o my how did me my brothers ans sisters ever survive without the flu shot when we were kids. o wait its called an immune system http://monctonnaturopathic.com/cold-can ... ne-system/ http://www.nbcnews.com/id/48489391/ns/h ... X0cEajYrnE
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the truth wrote:o my how did me my brothers ans sisters ever survive without the flu shot when we were kids. o wait its called an immune system http://monctonnaturopathic.com/cold-can ... ne-system/ http://www.nbcnews.com/id/48489391/ns/h ... X0cEajYrnE

Actually more than a few die from the flu each year and not all children are equipped with a strong immune system as you well know.
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the truth wrote:o my how did me my brothers ans sisters ever survive without the flu shot when we were kids. o wait its called an immune system http://monctonnaturopathic.com/cold-can ... ne-system/ http://www.nbcnews.com/id/48489391/ns/h ... X0cEajYrnE

Here we go again.
Some people are immune compromised.
Look it up if you don't know what that means.
Anyways, so when you get the flu you will be sick but most
likely will survive if your immune system is good.
An immune compromised person will likely be sicker for a longer
period of time and could even die from complications of the flu.
So if you get the flu your then walking around with your flu and your healthy
immune system spreading your flu to others who may not have a healthy immune
system.Hopefully you would have sense and stay home but I have my doubts.
Maybe you never get sick because you are on Castanet all day/night and never go out.
I don't know, just a thought.
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Seriously? :topic: It's heeereee – Flu season
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And the usual suspects that don't understand science and math show up in the thread to display their ignorance... and as usual don't realize how dumb they sound.

And also as usual, there's no reasoning with them because they would have to admit their lack of understanding (and that's never going to happen), so they instead stay more comfortable living in their happy little bubble where nothing bad can ever hurt them.

It's easier for them to deny reality because they're scared by the truth. They lack the ability or desire to cope with the real world, so have invented their own world controlled by big companies and the government. And they've populated that world with a lot of sheep.

Get your flu shots. There's virtually no risk and a ton of upside. Trust the experts not the crackpots.
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Well now I am very confused.

Dr.s says, "Get the shot".
Interior Health says, "Get the shot".
Pharmacists say "Get the shot".

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I feel very conflicted about getting this years shot, even though I have been getting one every year, for the last 30-40 years with no problems.

Shall I take the risk again this year? (rhetorical question) hhhhmmmm....I just don't know.
Upon further research, I find,

Nearly 6% of all Americans seeking medical care now have flu symptoms and at least 22 children have been killed by the influenza virus so far this year. The flu kills about 12,000 Americans in a mild year and up to 56,000 in particularly severe years, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control.


But in the 13 years that the CDC has used its current flu-tracking system, this is the first season that flu activity has been so widespread across the entire U.S., according to Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the national Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.

“Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now,” Jernigan said, “This is the first year we have had the entire continental U.S. be the same color on the graph, meaning there is widespread activity in all of the continental U.S. at this point.”


The above quotes are from 2018. Yes, last year.
https://fortune.com/2018/01/19/flu-shot-history/

From that, I can add the CDC to the list of "get the shot" list.
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https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/2 ... ead#266776 let the fear mongering begin nice to see 4 in 10 will not get the shot,line up like sheep and put that poison in your blood people big pharma needs its money

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The poll also showed 83 per cent of B.C. residents are aware the flu vaccine saves lives, and more adults are convinced that getting the flu shot is a good idea, with 12 per cent of residents who have never previously had a flu shot before planning on getting one this year.
Getting the flu shot to prevent 4 days of pain and suffering and potential hospital visits seems like a much better choice.
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I will get the shot again this year and snicker at those who don't and get the flu.

I do hope none of the nay sayers die but if they suffer severely oh well...bonus!
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I will be getting mine.
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never had the flu shot and still healthier than all my co worker that do get the shot -how about that--wow-
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the truth wrote:never had the flu shot and still healthier than all my co worker that do get the shot -how about that--wow-

Obviously your co-workers need the flu shot if their immune system is compromised (one doesn't get the flu from the shot contrary to your beliefs). You should read the following to better understand who the risk groups are:
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/ ... ls.html#a5

and NEVER depend on blogs from misinformed people that you don't know and especially when you don't know their intentions.
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