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Old 10-31-2011, 12:23 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by 73ss454 View Post
Rich, I sorta lost track of the vaccines that I've gotten or haven't gotten over the years. Is it a problem to get a shot again that was only supposed to be every 10 years or once in a life time?
The military never had any problem with doing that to any poor sap who lost their shot card...

Originally Posted by kaneohe View Post
This is an interesting one. I was under the impression that they lasted 10yrs until I got bitten by a crab and doc wanted me to come in and get another shot even tho 3 yrs were still left of the 10. Does that mean, the defenders can hold off the barbarians temporarily but will eventually get overwhelmed unless fresh troops are sent in? What if I had been bitten in the first yr?
I've never been willing to find out... I always get the shot after a nasty injury.


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Old 11-16-2011, 09:12 PM   #22
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I got the smallpox twice within 2 years because the Navy didn't properly keep records. The vaccine works, because the second time they jabbed me, there was no swelling or irritation at all for me, while everyone else on the boat had swelling and itching that lasted several days.

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