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Snow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-03 02:16 PM
Response to Reply #48
49. That's a good point -
have you considered a career in epidemiology? You just described referral bias rather nicely. But in answer to your question, dunno. We'll be able to tell after it's over, but not right now.
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  -Anyone know who's profiting from all these flu advertising, um, reporting? jobycom  Dec-13-03 08:39 AM   #0 
  - It's the perfect news story for the age.  HuckleB   Dec-13-03 08:43 AM   #1 
  - I think the drug companies are raking it in.  TNDemo   Dec-13-03 08:50 AM   #2 
  - more than that!!!!!!  bearfartinthewoods   Dec-13-03 09:03 AM   #9 
  - Have been wondering  ourwinter   Dec-13-03 08:55 AM   #3 
  - Do you know anything about the history of the flu?  HuckleB   Dec-13-03 08:58 AM   #6 
  - Hi ourwinter!!  newyawker99   Dec-13-03 03:27 PM   #51 
  - medimmune, for one  soothsayer   Dec-13-03 08:56 AM   #4 
  - There is one new strain, the others are still around.  HuckleB   Dec-13-03 08:59 AM   #7 
  - Is medimmune public or private? Is it owned by a parent corp?  jobycom   Dec-13-03 09:01 AM   #8 
  - The new nasal vaccine didn't sell. Now it is.  BritDem   Dec-13-03 08:58 AM   #5 
  - Yeah, I think that's it right there.... prop up sales on the really  radwriter0555   Dec-13-03 09:41 AM   #25 
  - FWIW  NJCher   Dec-13-03 09:10 AM   #10 
  - yes, it's Flu Mist, a new but ineffective product  amazona   Dec-13-03 09:11 AM   #11 
  - Sorry guys, you're wrong on the facts...  RichardRay   Dec-13-03 09:13 AM   #12 
  - Thanks for the facts.  msmcghee   Dec-13-03 09:17 AM   #15 
  - Whatever...  kalian   Dec-13-03 09:40 AM   #24 
  - I work for the largest health care provider in southern calif,  Snow   Dec-13-03 10:18 AM   #39 
     - But how many of those would have stayed home before?  jobycom   Dec-13-03 02:12 PM   #48 
        - That's a good point -  Snow   Dec-13-03 02:16 PM   #49 
  - I've HEARD all that, but not seen any evidence  jobycom   Dec-13-03 02:10 PM   #47 
  - It's not mass hysteria.  Padraig18   Dec-13-03 09:13 AM   #13 
  - My brother in law just got out of the hosptal from the flu,..he told me  SaidFred   Dec-13-03 09:39 AM   #22 
     - Yep  bicentennial_baby   Dec-13-03 09:40 AM   #23 
  - 80 bucks a pop for flu mist  Jethrine   Dec-13-03 09:16 AM   #14 
  - Pneumonia rampant from this one  splat   Dec-13-03 09:22 AM   #18 
     - Hi splat!!  newyawker99   Dec-13-03 03:28 PM   #52 
  - I got one of the few remaining shots . .  msmcghee   Dec-13-03 09:20 AM   #16 
  - who the hell needs a flu vaccine?  morgan2   Dec-13-03 09:22 AM   #17 
  - Health care workers, child care workers, teachers, parents, librarians,  HuckleB   Dec-13-03 09:29 AM   #19 
  - Me, my whole family  bicentennial_baby   Dec-13-03 09:33 AM   #21 
  - Sometimes I wonder if I'm really . .  msmcghee   Dec-13-03 09:50 AM   #30 
  - My theory  Danocrat   Dec-13-03 09:31 AM   #20 
  - Hi Danocrat!!  newyawker99   Dec-13-03 03:29 PM   #53 
  - I find something fishy about this "flu vaccine"....  kalian   Dec-13-03 09:41 AM   #26 
  - Hehe  bicentennial_baby   Dec-13-03 09:49 AM   #28 
  - Smallpox vax is not an injection or a mist,  Snow   Dec-13-03 10:20 AM   #40 
  - That very thought  bandy   Dec-13-03 11:18 AM   #44 
  - Some points to be considered...  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-13-03 09:48 AM   #27 
  - Thank you  bicentennial_baby   Dec-13-03 09:50 AM   #29 
  - Sure...but that 1918 "Influenza" pandemic...  kalian   Dec-13-03 09:54 AM   #32 
  - Something else to ponder....  kalian   Dec-13-03 09:56 AM   #34 
  - So where'd they come up with the extra 250,000 doses reported this morning  jobycom   Dec-13-03 02:19 PM   #50 
  - You've heard of 'Soaps', right?  BeFree   Dec-13-03 09:51 AM   #31 
  - They say about 40,000 DIE EVERY YEAR from flu  Truth Hurts A Lot   Dec-13-03 09:55 AM   #33 
  - Ummm....just about the same numbers as car accidents....  kalian   Dec-13-03 09:57 AM   #36 
  - while every death is a loss  arewethereyet   Dec-13-03 09:59 AM   #37 
  - what I find most interesting is the new spray flu vaccine  arewethereyet   Dec-13-03 09:57 AM   #35 
  - Its more expensive....  kalian   Dec-13-03 10:04 AM   #38 
  - sharks, west nile, SARS, abduction of young blondes  pansypoo53219   Dec-13-03 10:21 AM   #41 
  - Okay, let me take a stab at this....  Snow   Dec-13-03 10:30 AM   #42 
  - This is just the tip of the iceburg  prolesunited   Dec-13-03 10:45 AM   #43 
  - Every year  SheilaT   Dec-13-03 12:54 PM   #45 
  - That's not true  Snow   Dec-13-03 01:16 PM   #46 
  - Don't get scammed. When vaccines list their formulations like foodstuffs  stickdog   Dec-13-03 03:45 PM   #54 
 

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