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Don’t know about where you are, but around here a lot of coughing and hacking going on around here!
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#1 posted 01-13-2013 12:55 PM
Yes, I’m afraid it is worldwide. The hospitals are full everywhere from what I see in the news. My whole family has had it and some still do. Not much fun.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#2 posted 01-13-2013 01:07 PM
I don’t and won’t take any “flu-shots”. Who knows what they are putting in your body. I don’t trust em, sorry.
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#3 posted 01-13-2013 01:51 PM
I take flu shots every year Roger because I have asthma. This is the first year I’ve been ill for the last 12 or 14 years and it was very mild and lasted only a couple of days. We don’t have to trust everybody, but our world does still run on trust to a great extent, and just living is a risk in itself. I consider the risk of inoculation to be fairly minimal, but I know some people do react badly to those flu shots.
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#4 posted 01-13-2013 06:38 PM
My wife works at a elementary school. Flu shots are mandatory!! I was almost never born. They didn’t think my dad would make it in the epidemic of 1918. Then they didn’t think my mother would survive whooping cough. Guess I’m a lucky guy ;-) Polio and TB were almost wiped out, but they are on the come back trail. I take my shots, benefit far out weigh the risks but the risks are too high for all the experimental drugs like Topamax that alter your brain chemistry.
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#5 posted 01-13-2013 07:18 PM
A lot of that flu and similar problems here also. I have my flu shots every year, I can remember back beforethey had them, and I got so bad that I had to get better just to be healthy enough to die. ;-). The kitchenremodel I am helping on has been held up for a week until the gentleman that has the 4’ belt sander gotwell enough to supervise the thickness sanding of the panels we glued up. No way I am going to try to learnhow to run that expensive machine at my age. Reviek, I prefer my cough syrup made from grain products with the help of a nice still.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#6 posted 01-14-2013 12:28 AM
Those trees must be the Kentucky “Cough”ee tree. I’m full of bad jokes today. Well, I’m full of something.
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