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URGENT Festive Flu Warning for Young Children

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Health chiefs are urging parents to vaccinate young children as soon as possible, after the number of patients with flu-like symptoms rose by 24% last week.

https://www.netmums.com/child/the-urgent-festive-flu-warning-for-young-children1?utm_source=news&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20191216=health

tumblespots
2 months ago
What do you think of this?
Faye1
Faye12 months ago

I have both my children vaccinate. I nagged my grandma that much about getting hers i thought I best get the children done as well. Better to be safe than sorry

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Ceebers
Ceebers
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2 months ago

Personally, I have had the flu jab and never again. The after-effects were horrendous. But everyone is different.

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ShellyAnn
ShellyAnn2 months ago

Same here. Not just me it was everyone I worked with. As I used to work for the NHS, they go on and on about flu jabs and it was always my job as secretary to arrange for the occy health nurses to come to give out the jabs. I've seen so many bad reactions now. I was ill for ages after having it. No way will I have that ever again.

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Ceebers
Ceebers
Mentor
2 months ago

ShellyAnn Thanks for commenting. I thought I was going bonkers as I would always advocate that people should get their jabs. But in this case I am really against it... Xx

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig2 months ago

I don't think that my son is allowed to get one as he is only 13 months so too young for one.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

I think you are right, he would be too young at the moment. 🐞

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold2 months ago

It's a individual choice i think. I'm always offered flu jab due to my medical condition, but I refuse it. I just feel uncomfortable about it. I dont like taken meds I dont need too anyways. Plus everyone I know who gets it is always ill afterwards so that's not very assuring.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

I don't like taking any unessential medication, whatever the form, so I'm with you on this. I haven't had one but Mr Tumblespots did. Fortunately he didn't have any after effects but I was worried for him at the time. 🐞

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc2 months ago

What even is "Festive Flu"? I've never heard of a Christmas Flu either.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

You not allowed to just call it 'flu' anymore, it has to have a prefix/suffix to make it sound scarier! 🐞

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Suniverse
Suniverse2 months ago

Image

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

Thank you, this is very interesting and I am sure some people will find this invaluable 😀 🐞

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Suniverse
Suniverse2 months ago

tumblespots Many will disagree with the post. I believe flu shots are dangerous they cause more harm than they do good.

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tumblespots
tumblespots
Original Poster
2 months ago

Suniverse I certainly wouldn't ever have one, so I'm with you on that. 🐞

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