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Flu shots #12576194
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As a kid in the late 70s and 80s where was the flu shots..why we need them now ..

Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576195
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My Granny was getting the flu and pneumonia shots in the 80's. I don't think they were advertised like they are now.

Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576198
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We had to get flu shots in the AF. Still used a live virus.



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I never heard of a flu shot in the early 80s maybe only gave it to old people

Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576200
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Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576202
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In the 70s and 80s what young ones ever heard of this and had a flu shot

Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576208
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I don’t understand your point. Are you saying it’s not a good idea to have medical advances?

Check out this link.

http://www.history.com/topics/1918-flu-pandemic

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I got a flu shot & haven't got the flu yet. Knock knock!


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Originally Posted By: Rob W.
I got a flu shot & haven't got the flu yet. Knock knock!

You will definitely get it running around in this weather with those buttless britches.

Re: Flu shots [Re: Davedave] #12576234
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Originally Posted By: Davedave
Originally Posted By: Rob W.
I got a flu shot & haven't got the flu yet. Knock knock!

You will definitely get it running around in this weather with those buttless britches.


banana



Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576238
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I remember when President Ford came on national TV urging everyone to get a flu shot. I think this was in 1976 or'77.

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I remember when President Ford came on national TV urging everyone to get a flu shot. I think this was in 1976 or'77.

Re: Flu shots [Re: daman] #12576242
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It is estimated that up to 35,000 die a year from the flu. It makes no sense at all not to get the yearly flu shot.



I'm pretty tired. I think I'll go home now.
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Had one flu shot in 1987. It's worked wonders so far. Gave me the chills and chits for 2 days though.



Re: Flu shots [Re: Bigbob_FTW] #12576264
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Originally Posted By: Bigbob_FTW
We had to get flu shots in the AF. Still used a live virus.

I had to get in those lines in the late 70's, Bob. Lined up for literally 1/2 mile, doctors on both sides, a needle in each arm. Some guys would take two steps after the shots and pass smooth out. Having to watch that and then it's your turn, wondering if you were going to pass out or not lol.

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