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coolhandlulu November 30th, 2017 5:26pm

Did you receive a flu vaccine? If not allergic or anything, comment why not.

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4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
11/30/17 7:17 pm

No. The shots are often ineffective and I don't trust that there aren't harmful ingredients. Besides, I don't get the flu. And regarding the herd, I'm not a sheep or cattle...let them fend for themselves.

11/30/17 6:34 pm

Flu shots are a scam. I stick to vitamin D

44YY Boston, MA
11/30/17 6:56 pm

Lol vitamin d supplements are a scam

Ebola1 Florida
12/04/17 1:39 pm

I agree about the vitamin D

snagglepuss Story Time
11/30/17 5:38 pm

I got it once, it made me very sick.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/30/17 4:41 pm

Of course. Contributing to the health of the herd is a social responsibility, and keeping myself healthy is a goal. Getting the flu shot is a small part of doing both.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/30/17 2:46 pm

Yes. I get very sick when I get the flu.

crazyjane New Jersey
11/30/17 2:33 pm

I get one every year

Alcerus fascist
11/30/17 11:36 am

Because I don't like medication, and I haven't gotten sick in 10 years. Though this year was a combo-breaker, I got the common cold for two days.

paranoidandroid peace love and science
11/30/17 11:01 am

I didn’t get it yet. I’m allergic to one of the components that they use sometimes so it’s a pain to ensure it’s not used this year before I get it. I have a physical tomorrow though so maybe I’ll get it then.

coolhandlulu Country bumpkin
11/30/17 11:21 am

Hopefully you can get it. If not, remember to take your vitamin c.

monkees19 New Jersey
11/30/17 10:43 am

I've only gotten the flu once. The one time I had a flu shot. Never again.

Ebola1 Florida
12/04/17 1:41 pm

You can’t get the flu from a flu shot.

coolhandlulu Country bumpkin
12/04/17 1:56 pm

Thank you. I didnt have time to go on about it. Besides, in my experience, if you think that then there is no changing your mind. I dont have the time or energy. Also, if you refuse the flu shot, as a nurse im not allowed to coerce you and that means less charting for me. Hurrah!

monkees19 New Jersey
12/04/17 2:05 pm

I should correct myself. It didn't give me the flu per-se but I got very sick after I got it. I just don't get the shot and I don't get the flu. I'm not some whacko anti-vaxxer.

coolhandlulu Country bumpkin
12/04/17 2:14 pm

Im just "very sick" body aches, joint pains, low grade temp. That's called malaise, which is easily remedied by ibuprofen and water. Im not attacking, just educating because some people think that that is being very sick and its just your body building up immunity. Also, the vaccine is only really effective if you get it every year. Its a pain in the ass to explain all this to folks. Its easier for you and me if you just get the flu unless you are elderly.

monkees19 New Jersey
12/04/17 2:21 pm

Oh gosh, I'll be honest I don't remember what it did to me. I probably got it last when I went to college when I was 17. So we're talking 15 years ago.