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#1 of 4 Old 07-08-2014, 07:47 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm Enjoying My Summer Vacation . . .

...from flu shot hype! But alas, I saw back-to-school supplies at a major box store yesterday. Back-to-school means back-to-fluvaxaganda!

Should we place bets on when the first articles start coming out? "CDC Predicts Very Bad Year for Influenza, (Yes, I Realize We Say That Every Year to Frighten You Into Flu Shots, But This Time We Really, Really, REALLY Mean It...)"
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...from flu shot hype! But alas, I saw back-to-school supplies at a major box store yesterday. Back-to-school means back-to-fluvaxaganda!

Should we place bets on when the first articles start coming out? "CDC Predicts Very Bad Year for Influenza, (Yes, I Realize We Say That Every Year to Frighten You Into Flu Shots, But This Time We Really, Really, REALLY Mean It...)"
saw this the other day!!!!!!! http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/...lnM/story.html
http://health.usnews.com/health-news...u-immunization

Maybe it should just be put on for say August 1 each year, and make it vaccine day! National Vaccine Holiday anyone?? Maybe market it with a piñata shaped like a syringe! and bandaids could fall out, or a giant nose for flu mist! .......we would need a mascot, yea, that would mean more money for the party industry! Think of all the merchandise and stores could hold sales on that date too! woo-hoo! a vaccine party PRO vaccinator could embraces!



 

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I place my bets on seeing signs that say the old falsehood - "No Shots, No School".

Even though my children left elementary school eons ago, I love to go in the local elementary school and ask the nurse for the vaccine exemption form. This is a huge school district and there are never the same clerks or nurse there, so I always have fun with it.

Yes, that is what I do with my summer vacation now. I re-visit old battlegrounds, i.e., battlegrounds for me.
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I expect to see some signage as you walk through the door, something like "Get ready for school - get your flu shot now!" as all the school supplies hit shelves (which in all actuality is now, I just don't get out much though!).
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