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Flu shot myths

What do you think the flu shot protects you against?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:40 PM on Jan. 30, 2009 in Health

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Answers (11)
  • The flu shot each year protects against three strains felt most likely to be prevalent that season. It offers partial protection against closely related strains and none against other viruses like tummy viruses etc..
    smnice

    Answer by smnice at 6:58 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • im guessing its not the flu...lol
    SThompson21

    Answer by SThompson21 at 6:40 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • OP here-lol most people think the stomach flu and it irritates me b/c they get on this tangent
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:46 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • what does op mean
    SThompson21

    Answer by SThompson21 at 6:51 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • One or two strains of the flu considered most dangerous that particular season, I think.
    mom2alan

    Answer by mom2alan at 6:54 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • OP=original poster
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:56 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • i know it doesnt protect anything.

    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 7:24 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • MomNbabyGirl-huh?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:30 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • No one in my household has ever gotten a flu shot. I am the only one who ever really got the flu (4 years ago). My friend, however, gets the shot along with her son every year without fail - and they get the flu, also every year without fail.
    plylerjones

    Answer by plylerjones at 7:38 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • It doesn't protect against anything.
    Pauline3283

    Answer by Pauline3283 at 4:21 AM on Jan. 31, 2009