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Re: [IP] Flu shot?

>My 2 1/2 yr.old was diagnosed last year and is on the pump.  I hesitate to
>give him the flu shot.  I've heard that some people get the shot and then get
>  the flu. Also, there are a few different strains so is it really 
>worth it? Any
>Krista, Mom to Anthony , pumping w/ Animas 8/03, MM 4/03

Although you can develop some flu like "symptoms", you do NOT develop 
the flu.   Is it worth risking catching a "real" flu virus?    Having 
spent 24+ hours in an ICU, I think not.   IMHO

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