Important Flu info.....

Old 10-28-2004, 03:42 PM
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> How to avoid the flu:
> Eat right! Make sure you get your daily dose of fruits and veggies. Take
> your vitamins and bump up your vitamin c. Get plenty of exercise because
> exercise helps build your immune system. Walk for at least 1 hour a day,
> go
> for a swim, take the stairs instead of the elevator, etc.
> Wash your hands often. If you can't wash them, keep a bottle of
> antibacterial stuff around. Get lots of fresh air. Open windows whenever
> possible. Get plenty of rest. Try to eliminate as much stress from your
> life as you can.
> OR .... You can take the doctors office approach. Think about it, when you
> go for a shot, what do they do first? Clean your arm with alcohol.
> Why? Because alcohol kills germs. So......
> I walk to the liquor store (exercise), I put lime in my Corona (fruit),
> celery in my Bloody Mary (veggies), drink on the bar patio (fresh air),
> get
> drunk, tell jokes, and laugh (eliminate stress) and then pass out.(rest).
> The way I see it, if you keep your alcohol levels up flu germs can't get
> you!!!!
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That's Good.
Guess I'm off to the beer store. Walking of course.
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You are a funny guy !

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Or you can just cross the boarder and for $20.00 get your self a flu shot here. ;-)
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Flu Vaccine
>> Please read all of this ---
>> Flu Shot Info
>> How the vaccine works:
>> Influenza vaccine is produced by growing the virus in eggs. The virus
>> killed and processed to create the vaccine, which is given by injection
>> under the skin. The body then produces antibodies to the virus over the
> next
>> two to four weeks. If the immunized person then comes into contact with
> the
>> influenza virus, the antibodies attack and kill the virus before it has
>> chance to cause infection. The vaccine contains the 3 most likely
> to
>> be active during the "flu season."
>> Why the shortage?
>> Almost half of the nation's flu vaccine will not be delivered this
>> year. Chiron, a major manufacturer of flu vaccine, will not be
> distributing
>> any influenza vaccine this flu season. Chiron was to make 46-48 million
>> doses vaccine for the United States. Chiron is a British company.
>> British health officials stopped Chiron from distributing and making
>> vaccine when inspectors found unsanitary conditions in the labs. Some
>> of the vaccine were recalled and destroyed.
>> Why is our vaccine made in the UK and not the US?
>> The major pharmaceutical companies in the US provided almost 90% of the
>> nations flu vaccine at one time. They did this despite a very low
>> margin for the product. Basically, they were doing us a favor. In the
>> 80's a man from North Carolina who had received the vaccine got the
> The
>> strain he caught was one of the strains in that years vaccine made by a
>> company. What did he do? He sued and he won. He was awarded almost $5
>> million! After that case was appealed and lost, most US pharmaceutical
>> companies stopped making the vaccine. The liability out weighed the
>> margin. Since UK and Canadian laws prohibit such frivolous law suits UK
> and
>> Canadian companies began selling the vaccine in the US.
>> By the way...the lawyer that represented the man in the flu shot law
>> was a young ambulance chaser by the name of John Edwards.
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Nice one, Vette. But, False!

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when have the democrats & the liberal media let the truth get in the way of
an attack against president bush???!!!
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