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Have you been affected by the flu this season?

Asked at The Merc, 901 Iowa on September 2, 2009

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Photo of Sheena Hess

“Not yet, but I know I’ll be giving a lot of shots.”

Photo of Cary Allen

“No, and I’ve got three kids in public school.”

Photo of Frank Kelly

“No, I take my vitamins, I exercise and I’ve been lucky.”

Photo of Robert Babcock

“Not directly, but our daughter’s wondering if she’s got it and my wife’s now wondering if she’s got it.”


Matt Warman 7 years, 1 month ago

I bet Cary is popular on "take your child to work day"

mickeyrat 7 years, 1 month ago

Hmm. Four "no" responses in front of the "health-food store." I'm shocked...

somedude20 7 years, 1 month ago

It really is a little too early to be getting a flu shot now. I understand that the media hypes but kids, lets not get the panties in a bunch. Most doctors will say wait until mid-late October

kung_pao_chicken 7 years, 1 month ago

Perhaps she's a peer counselor who happens to be breast-feeding...?

jhawkmomof3 7 years, 1 month ago

She is a peer counselor who works with mother's learning to breastfeed!

Flap Doodle 7 years, 1 month ago

I've started washing my pork with purell.

TheJokerObama 7 years, 1 month ago

Sheena Hess is too hot for the swine flu.

denak 7 years, 1 month ago

I actually had the flu last week. I still have a little junk in my lungs. Hopefully, this means that I won't get sick this winter. Nothing like getting it over early.

The funny thing is I looked up Swine flu and regular flu and I couldn't figure out what the difference between the two were. Exact same symptoms.

So, how is a person suppose to know if they have just the normal everyday flu that most of us have had a half a dozen times in our life and swine flu? And just why is Swine flu considered so deadly? From what I read, most people recover from it.

Anyhoo, the answer to the question, is "Yes, I have"


Practicality 7 years, 1 month ago


To answer your question, the swine flu has the word SWINE in front of the word flu, and the everyday flu has nothing in front of the word flu.

Does that clear it up for you?

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