Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 6, 2010

Dammit! Where’s my thimerosal?

As I mentioned earlier this morning, I went to get my annual flu vaccine. It’s the least I can do to protect myself and to protect the immunosuppressed patients around me in a major cancer center. I was looking forward to cheekily asking the nurse administering the vaccine to make sure mine had thimerosal, but…

Off to get my flu vaccine…

It’s about time. My cancer center is finally offering the flu vaccine for its employees, and I’m off to go and get it. I’ll be sure to ask for extra thimerosal. Even though Jock Doubleday’s challenge seems to have disappeared, I’ll still do it in his honor. This year, I’m particularly proud of my cancer…