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Are there any side effects to the 'flu' jab? i have a double stented ischaemic heart disease + type 2 diabetes.

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Go ahead: You need a flu shot more than other people. Doctors in canada find that heart attacks drop in half after a flu shot. Mechanism unknown.

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