― Tweet ∙ I had a doctor's appointment yesterday. Among the matters I took care of was making sure I got my flu shot for this season. ∙ I'm not afraid of getting influenza myself. Chances are that I'd be in bed for several days, and then I'd be relatively fine. I got my flu shot as a public duty. ∙ I'm generally healthy, but the others you may pass the virus to may not be. You may be a carrier even before you have symptoms. Consider the elderly. Consider people with [...].