Flu season hitting baby boomers hard

As the flu continues to blanket the U.S. for the third straight week with every state except Hawaii experiencing widespread activity, the CDC says baby boomers have had a higher rate of hospitalization than young people.

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  1. netterstyl
    netterstyl says:

    I understand (do your own research) that flu shots against this strain this season are only about 10% effective, and are generally (in other less-severe flu seasons) about 30% effective. But of course drug companies are making serious jack off the vaccine, and that's all that counts, right? Advice: Hermitize yourself, hunker down, avoid all human contact (even with yourself), don't breathe the air for God's sake, don't touch anything, and bathe and do a flea dip on yourself at least 10 times a day.

  2. E Brooklyn
    E Brooklyn says:

    HEY DEB MC MAHON HOW MANY THAT HAVE GOTTEN THE FLU GOT THE SHOT WE DONT BUY THE LIES ANYMORE. EVERYTIME I HAVE GET THE FLU SHOT IM SICK FOR MONTHS. SCREW YOU LADY YOU SWOLLEN THE POSION INSTEAD OF US. GOOGLE SEARCH JUST THE BEGINING OF WHATS IN THE SHOT. If you read the ingredient list of your average flu vaccine, you may notice words like formaldehyde, polysorbate 80, and thimerosal. Some of these ingredients, such as thimerosal, have made news in recent years because of concerns that they may pose health risks.Oct 30, 2017 PS DEB SCREW YOU

  3. Mugs
    Mugs says:

    You don't need any vaccines. Those are actually full of other stuff that is dangerous in so many ways. What is really needed is for people to be more responsible. If you don't feel well, don't go out in public. Wash your hands often, and don't touch your face. Cough into tissues and then discard them into the trash right away. Don't re-use them. If you have common symptoms like headaches, runny nose, cough, sneezing, body aches, then just stay home, give your body the rest it needs, drink lots of pure water, and eat lots of chicken soup. The only reason anyone should be running for medical attention is if they can't breathe, or are vomiting for an extended period of time and become seriously dehydrated. Yes, you'll feel like crap with all the other symptoms. We all do. But for crying out loud, stop being such wimps. STOP SPREADING IT AROUND!!!! The people you may be infecting may be much more vulnerable to serious effects than you are. And yet YOU are the one who was irresponsible enough to INFECT THEM!!!

    For heaven's sake, grow up, deal with it, and STOP SPREADING IT AROUND TO OTHERS!!! Everyone has become such a wimp nowadays—running to the doctor for every single little thing, wanting a quick fix. Well guess what, folks—-the flu is a VIRUS!!! There is NO QUICK FIX!!! You need to let it run its course. Yes, I got the flu. I got it from someone who decided to come to work with us one day. I didn't find out until the end of the day that she wasn't feeling well. We were in close contact all day. Then 2 days later, I got it. And NO, I didn't run to the doctor. I'm 62 years old, and I knew I needed to just let it run its course. Yes, I felt like crap. My head felt like it was exploding, my throat was raw, my body was throbbing in pain, and I felt drained. So I treated my symptoms. I sent my husband to the store to get what I needed for that. Then I just rested at home, drank lots of water, ate lots of chicken soup, and after a few days it began to subside. Yes, it felt like crap, That's just called being human. We aren't machines, and yes, we will get sick. So I'll say it again—-WHEN YOU'RE SICK STAY HOME AND STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM OTHER PEOPLE!!!

  4. P. Hamilton
    P. Hamilton says:

    Globalists want you dead….to "save the planet".  59,000 (in US) dead in the 2014-2015  flu "season"…..smells of genocide. I wonder what those "chemtrails" are spreading…. ?         Flu seems to be Big Business.         (stat from Washington Post)

  5. ctwatcher
    ctwatcher says:

    Culling, it's culling the people so the wealthy can have more. All boomers move to CO and you can go out with medicine instead of the nasty flu. Legal suicide is so needed now, so easy to now stop getting your hard earned money stolen by the IRS. Everyone call in sick or just stop working to feed the high dollar suits and the animals they bring with germs!

  6. Hairon
    Hairon says:

    makes me wonder ,if that's the spreader.. look a flu shot center , here comes the flu.. !!! the flu shot does do alot of good for the people collecting the billions , who take no responsibility for those who become disabled from the shot or even die from it.. all worth it for that 10% Also I watch Dr ozz and he admits he got the shot cause hes in the medical field , but his wife and childern did Not.. he knows whats up

  7. Blazing Dumpster
    Blazing Dumpster says:

    I crank up the heater and dry up my nose and throat so that air borne virus and bacteria can reach deep into my sinus and throat. I take mucus reducing cold meds with the slightest sign of a cold so my nose and throat dries up more. If there is a hint of fever I shoot Tamiflu up my nose. If my son is sick, I give him all the meds and he won’t even miss a beat. Coldmeds are laced with opiates to relieve any soreness. They are low doses so no need to worry about addiction. It’s better to start early. Hockey tournament? No problem. Hockey players are tough. Fever? No problem Dr mom knows to get fever reducing meds. Stupid.

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