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Approach swine flu vaccination with a shot of skepticism

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Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:00 pm

Dear Pharmacist: I am hearing more about the Swine Flu and I'm getting nervous. I wasn't going to get the vaccine, but I'm reconsidering it. Can you help me make this decision?

- E.B. Boston, Mass.

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  • posted at 7:56 am on Mon, Oct 5, 2009.


    What The Pharmacist fails to acknowledge is that she sells the natural herbal remedies she says work as good as vaccine. This sounds as if she might have a conflict of interest. It is a myth that you can catch the flu from a flu vaccine. Do your research and make your best decision. Be Well

  • posted at 8:52 am on Sat, Sep 26, 2009.


    Dear Pharmacist, I am astounded that you have promoted myths about the flu vaccine. It is not a live vaccine. You cannot get the flu from the shot. With all of the elderly people in our town why would you put doubt in their minds about getting this needed part of their healthcare. I'm getting my shots and so will my entire family.

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