Flu shot

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Boomer, Aug 25, 2014.

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Do you gte the flu shot?

Poll closed Sep 25, 2014.
  1. oui!

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  2. nope

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  1. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

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    My work is mandating the flu shot (medical setting) and was wondering who here gets it. Any reason why or why not?
     
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  2. 1Vegasgirl

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    Never have, never will.
     
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  3. 1Vegasgirl

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    But my husband gets it every year.
     
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    Being in your position it probably is a good idea. What about ebola?
     
  5. Blur

    Blur Alumnus

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    Every year. Gettin to that age. I believe the science (so far).
     
  6. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

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    We had several communications on what would happen if we got a patient who had Ebola symptoms.. Working at a Level 1 trauma center, we have a higher chance of getting an Ebola patient. I won't go into the details but its pretty much getting the patient quarantined and wearing approved PPE.
     
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    What about diseases that are making a comeback or coming over the border unchecked?
     
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  8. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

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    Not too sure about those, you'd have to ask infection control :doh:
     
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  9. HowieStearn

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    I've gotten the flu shot for about the last 5 years, with little or no side effects besides a sore arm. in about 2009, after I spent about 6 days in bed with it, I was done with the f'n flu

    [​IMG] saw a rat
     
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    Gary the Retard, this is the flu calling!!
     
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    Only faggots get flu shots.
     
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  12. OV

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    Been getting it for about 15years... and unlike before, never got the flu since then (although this probably just jinxed it)
     
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    Fuck the shot. I'll take my Chan ERS. So far So good.
     
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    Chancers
     
  15. artful dodger

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    shoo shoo retarded flu!

    btw fuck a flu shot
     
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    I won't get it but I can totally understand someone in the medical field getting it. My Mum gets the shot every year and has been hospitalized for the past 2 years with the flu.
     
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    *I didn't mean the woman has been in the hospital for 2 years....
     
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    i was a respiratory therapist when the gay disease started showing up more and more. it wasn't called AIDS yet. people were double gloving and masking up when somebody looked bad.

    ebola is a whole differnt level of scary. it'll be interesting to see how it's contained and how long it takes.

    hints of things to come.



    some years i get the shot, some years i don't. i was at the doc for a check up last flu season, i told the nurse i was going to get a shot. she told me that people who were getting the shot were getting sicker than those who didn't. i didn't get the shot but while driving home i was like :facepalm:. it was an odd thing for her to say and i now take anything she says with a grain of salt.
     
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    if I was the Wig's age I would get it, but for now fuck that!
     
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    I'm allergic to eggs so I don't get the flu shot.
    If the flu doesn't get me, something else will.
    We're doomed. Happy Monday! :)
     
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