Just let me dust off my pretty little soap box here. There we go, all nice and clean. Ok, ready? Let's go!
The cost of one H1N1 vaccine is now at $30 per shot (this is up from the $16 per dose it was only last month). The Canadian government expects to spend over $2 million on vaccines alone. Canada is not a large country.
15 MILLION children die annually from starvation. 15 million....think about that number. This year, H1N1 has killed 6 thousand people worldwide.
Six thousand. We are spending billions of dollars worldwide to prevent 6000 deaths but we have 15 million children dying on an annual basis because they don't have enough fucking food to eat. I am tearing my hair out right now.Yeah, I totally get if one of my kids happened to be in that 6000 I would just drown myself in the fucking ocean and get it over with, but still, how does this make sense?
I was watching as a friend poured an entire bottle of antibacterial hand sanitizer all over her body today at lunchtime and as I looked at the bottle I thought to myself...hmmm, the flu (all of them) is a viral infection, not bacterial. The only thing that can kill a virus is an anti-viral. So hey, how's that anti-BACTERIAL workin' out for ya?
The "experts" are now saying (contrary to what they said two months ago) that children 3-9 years old do NOT need two - half dose vaccines. One half dose will suffice. However, if your child has an underlying condition they should get the two - half doses. Ummm huh? What the fuck? What happened between than and now to make them change their minds? Why two seperate guidelines for kids? Does it have anything to do with the worldwide shortage so they're just saying shit for the sake of saying shit?
I'm not a health expert, I know shit about shit. I do know how to read, and I like to question things without accepting them blindly and unconditionally. I think we all have a responsibility to question what we're being force fed about this whole thing.
Stepping off soap box.
I was back to work after being home for three days. Being off work unexpectedly screws me up. By 3:00 this afternoon I said to my boss, "You know, you would probably be wise just to send my ass home before I do some major damage". I could do nothing right. He just rolled his eyes at me. I love my boss. I was filling out security check forms required by Corrections Canada for a bunch of our staff that are going to visit the local penetentiary (yeah we roll like that at work) and it was really detailed, like when was the last time you shit detailed. So I'm shouting to J in his office - "J, this form has some pretty personal questions on it, are you sure you don't want to fill it out yourself." "No, those forms drive me nuts, do you mind doing it for me?" Meanwhile I'm sitting at my desk snickering to myself. So I shout again, "OK, what color would you say your hair is?". Poor J....he deserves a better assistant than me. I can hear him muttering to himself and then I hear, "Brown?" His hair is so not brown, it's gray and getting grayer by the day. So I reply, "Are you sure, you get that if you lie on this thing they may have to do a cavity search when you get to the jail." All I can hear is him laughing and muttering...jesus. Poor guy, he must have been a serious shithead in a previous life to get stuck with the likes of me in this one. I have nothing to do with the fact that the man is going gray. I swear.
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