Published in Health Risk Factor Week, November 17th, 2009
While people who do this think getting the flu early will serve as more protection from it in the long run, all they're really doing is endangering themselves and others, says the doctor who runs the University of Alabama at Birmingham's (UAB) Student Health Service.
"It is a very, very bad idea," says Walter White, D.O. "It goes against everything medicine and public health are trying to do to encourage social distancing for the infected, and it could...
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