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Flu jab restriction 'not down to cutting costs'


I find this whole issue intriging. It really does highlight the basic response of the medical profession is about illness and disease, and then what medication or technology will defeat the enemy. It says shockingly little about what to do to improve your own immune systems and health in order to either avoid or lessen the severity of, eg. flu, should you come down with it. There's an insidious undercurrent of suggestion of victimhood of any condition rather than an empowering or enabling response which questions, 'what else can I do, what choices do I have?' My ongoing sense is of a play of power and the politics of that, who's got it, who hasn't and how much does it cost? I wish I could see some leadership in this.

Posted date

17 January, 2011

Posted time

4:42 pm