Influenza Argumentative Essay

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"Note: For the 2016-2017 season, CDC recommends use of the flu shot (inactivated influenza vaccine or IIV) and the recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV). The nasal spray flu vaccine (live attenuated influenza vaccine or
LAIV) should not be used during 2016-2017. The 2016-2017 influenza vaccination recommendations are now available. "
Just want to share this information from the CDC website.

Being born when I was in the late 1940's, I have been fortunate enough to gain immunity by all the ways shown on the graph. I naturally acquired immunization to Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German Measles), and Chicken Pox. Yes, I had ALL the childhood diseases, which is so hard to explain to someone when they want to see your "Immunization
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My mother always attributed that to my grandmother surviving the "Spanish Influenza Pandemic" as a teenager, after WW1. She could be right, I read an article that in the flu vaccine there is always a micro part (killed virus or antigens) of the Spanish Flu, along with H1N1, Avian Flu, Swine Flu and whatever strain was prevalent the year before. As a nurse in 1984, I received the three-injection regimen of Heptavax, to protect me from Hepatitis. It was called HBsAG which stands for Hepatitis G Surface Antigen. Then they came out with a newer and better one a few years later, but I didn't have to go through the three shot protocol again! Why?
You ask... because they ran a toxicology on me and I had the antibodies!! And again in 2006...

Active immunizing agents stimulate the body to make its own antibodies and to continue on making them, the advantage is an immunization that can last a lifetime. Like with Polio back in the 1950's, it affected many children and young adults causing crippling of legs and loss of ability to breathe. Getting the Polio vaccine became a rallying cry for many communities. The shots were given free of charge at community centers, schools and fire departments. I was part of that time and can still vividly standing in line waiting to get my
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