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Anyone against getting flu shots for infants?

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wellsymom

Asked by wellsymom at 9:14 PM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Health

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  • Nope... If I get a flu shot, you can bet it will be an adult shot. I don't think an infant shot would work on me!!

    (Sorry... I couldn't resist)...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:18 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • I honestly dont like the idea. I personally dont get a flu shot. To make the vaccine they use the strand from last year. There are a bunch of different strands so you never know if your getting the actual vaccine. Plus if you can get flu symptoms I just wouldn't want to take the chance. JMO
    OliviasMommy614

    Answer by OliviasMommy614 at 9:19 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • Most flu shots have thimerosal, a preservative made from mercury. Not safe. If you feel you or your child need the shot, request a thimerosal free one. They are harder to find.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 10:05 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

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