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The Fluh

drrisk2 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 2:34 PM
The last time I got a flu shot, I got the flu the very next day. I no longer bother. And we don't get the flu here in south Florida, we get sunburned!
Daniel111 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:58 PM
Don't give up so easily. The shot takes about 2 weeks to become completely effective. That is, the 60% to 70% efficacy Rich mentions!

I am good about getting my shots. At my advanced age I was supposed to get a pneumonia shot and a shingles shot, so I got them.

I also got a flu shot. I didn't get a flu shot in Tanzania or Kenya. I got it at my Doc's office on K Street so I can only assume it was full strength.

Next year, I'm going to ask for super strength, because if I don't have the flu, I have a really, really bad cold.

I am generally pretty healthy. Other than the occasional cardiac bypass surgery and...