I am so tired of hearing how influenza isn’t a “big deal” from anti vaccine forces. Personal stories can sway opinion. If facts did, we wouldn’t have falling vaccination rates. So if you have a #flustory to share please add it. Maybe it will change some minds. I’ll go 1st
When my son Oliver, who was born at 26 weeks weighing 1 lb 11 oz. who also had serious congenital heart disease, was 2 years old despite being vaccinated he caught the flu and was in the ICU for a week. He is 15 and still has sequelae. #flustory
I had H1N1 the spring it first hit before a vaccine was available. I thought I was going to die. For 2 days I crawled 10 feet to the bathroom and back. Took a week before I could work. My son had to take Tamiflu and I was TERRIFIED he was going to get it. #flustory
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