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Thread #74507   Message #1311206
Posted By: Blissfully Ignorant
30-Oct-04 - 12:37 AM
Thread Name: BS: Flu Vaccine Shortage
Subject: RE: BS: Flu Vaccine Shortage
I saw on the news over here( Scotland) college students complaining that they wouldn't get the vaccine because of the shortage. Can someone please explain to me why they would be getting it in the first place? I mean, surely all the flu's going to do to a healthy young adult is put them in bed for a couple of weeks? I've had the flu (verified by a doctor) and it certainly isn't pleasant,but for some it could be life-threatening. Shouldn't the vaccine that is there be going to the people who actually need it? I just think there are some upside down priorities here...