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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-02-11 08:01 AM
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7. Also...
Poland's gamble re the flu vaccine was a very small part of the government's cost-cutting proclivities and general distrust of state provision in healthcare. They aim to privatize their health service, and are one of the most right-wing governments in Europe.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/free-hea...


People who distrust government provision of vaccines are often those who distrust government provision of anything at all. Progressives should be careful about whom they get into bed with!
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  -EU slammed over disproportionate swine flu response mhatrw  Feb-02-11 03:29 AM   #0 
  - It is my understanding that France, a nation of some  truedelphi   Feb-02-11 03:39 AM   #1 
  - 'Adverse reactions' generally means a slight temperature and a sore arm  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 06:48 AM   #5 
     - Well, in my case, my adverse reaction to the swine flu vaccination  truedelphi   Feb-02-11 03:39 PM   #19 
        - Even though Hepatitis B only spread by the exchange of bodily fluids.  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 03:52 PM   #20 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-11 05:25 PM   #26 
  - further vaccine bans/article links, sourced from last time we here went thru this in the EU  stockholmer   Feb-02-11 05:29 AM   #2 
  - I'd take this more seriously...  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 06:32 AM   #3 
  - FWIW...  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 06:38 AM   #4 
  - Now compare this to the USA, where flu vaccination is urged on  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 11:37 AM   #10 
     - No; Britain never needs to 'decide to manufacture' shortages of anything...  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 11:53 AM   #12 
        - OK. I'll simply quote you then  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 12:00 PM   #14 
           - Short answer: No.  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 06:07 PM   #23 
  - I really feel for the public health organizations.  trotsky   Feb-02-11 06:57 AM   #6 
  - Also...  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 08:01 AM   #7 
  - You really feel for public health organizations? What about for poor Novartis?  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 11:31 AM   #8 
  - Naw, I'll let you worry about pharma companies. n/t  trotsky   Feb-02-11 11:34 AM   #9 
  - Novartis can look after itself. I'm worried about those who are denied vaccines that they want/need  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 11:48 AM   #11 
  - Well, I really feel for the Bush Adminstration.  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 11:56 AM   #13 
     - I'm not too worried about the former Bush administration, either.  trotsky   Feb-02-11 12:45 PM   #16 
  - Meanwhile, back in the USA  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 12:09 PM   #15 
  - How Hyteria Kills the Market  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 03:12 PM   #17 
  - Oddly enough...  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 05:40 PM   #22 
  - The flu "experts" who cried wolf  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 03:30 PM   #18 
     - Have you read any of this writer's other articles?  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 05:39 PM   #21 
        - No, I had not. But the tactic of constantly attacking the messenger gets old fast.  mhatrw   Feb-02-11 06:43 PM   #24 
           - The use of right-wing messengers gets even older even faster  LeftishBrit   Feb-02-11 07:31 PM   #25 
 

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