Flu cases mount in Minn.: 226 hospitalized last week

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  • Updated: January 3, 2013 - 8:53 PM
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propagandistJan. 3, 13 9:18 PM

Too bad our own gov't has fed us enough outright lies that we cannot trust their directive to go get a recommended injection of who knows what

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rogueonmnJan. 4, 13 8:16 AM

Before promoting flu shots in your article, would it not be responsible journalism to discover and to report on the number or percentage of hospitalized flu victims that HAD been inoculated? The effectiveness of flu vaccines in preventing illness has long been an issue.

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badgerfan2Jan. 4, 13 8:36 AM

Most of us knew of the epidemic two weeks ago. Flu shots were ineffective this year.

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hecklesJan. 4, 1310:33 AM

Flu shots are a shot in the dark. They are made for certain strains, and there are many more out there than the shots cover, or if the strain mutates etc etc. They are not sure fire and I bet this flu, which appears to have been a surprise was not one that was anticipated when developing this years flu shots. I think rouge is right on the spot, I would like to see a report about the percentages of people who are ill that did receive the shot.

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beebee82Jan. 4, 1311:26 AM

The irony is that the more people spread fear and lies about vaccines, fewer people opt to get them and more outbreaks result — which they then point to as "proof" that the inoculations don't work.

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clnorthJan. 6, 13 9:54 AM

How did we ever survive to this point without flu shots? MMR shots have proven to prevent disease. No such luck with the flu shot. Crapshoot at best.

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