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Can a minor be forced to get a flu shot?

If I don't consent to it, but my parent/guardian does, can the doctor still administer the vaccine?

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If you are younger than 15 yes. If your are 16+ than no

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Yes, any minor, legally, has to listen to his/her parent/guardian

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They can't force it into your arm. Resist!

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FunnyLittleFrog

Why wouldn't you consent to it, though? There's no reason not to, unless you want to live in your own personal Dark Age.

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Because flu shots are a sham!
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Because I don't believe in them.
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rustyboilerz

May I ask why you have a death wish? The influenza virus this year is a KILLER! Have'nt you watched the news? Why risk yours and others lives by this silly and foolish act. And here's a thought. If this becomes a global pandemic, you'll be forced by the government, possibly at gun point, to do so. *smh*

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This is the dumbest answer ever
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rustyboilerz
What's your stake in the game? it's sheer stupidity to risk yours, and others lives by spreading this H1N1 virus about. What kind of ditz are you Tony? Its this type of thinking that killed millions during the Spanish influenza pandemic. Just how stupid are you? Sorry, but I call them like I see them. :/
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You're right Rusty. Few people know of the suffering and death from that outbreak. I have a short quote for Anthony and others of this ilk, "And scrooge said let the excess population perish..........
And Forrest Hump said it best, "Stupid is, as stupid does ". What kind of world do we now live in? )<:)
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I understand the risk. I don't believe in it.
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1)The nurse would not show me the ingredients or the procedure that was used to make the vaccine.
2)It only minimizes the chances of getting the flu. It doesn't prevent it.
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People die every year from the flu regardless. The more you get the flu shot, the weaker your Immune system becomes. I asked a question, ensuring I can't be forced to get something I don't believe in. Not to hear I'm stupid, or any comments along those lines.
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rustyboilerz
You are the reason so many diseases are returning to this planet. Someone that thinks because a blending company out east, will give you menengitis, or mercury is somehow going to be in the meds enough to poison you. yes necc was caught. and they use mercury to preserve vaccines. but what risk is worth a life? NONE! Your part of the problem, not the solution. and frankly, I hope you catch it and suffer till near death! Stupidity is just that!
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I cannot stand ignorance. You're calling me stupid and telling me I deserve to die, because I choose not to take an optional shot? You're allowed to have an opinion, but so am I. I only asked if I'll be forced to get it, not if ignorant strangers think I'm stupid based on a simple question. Please grow up.
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I haven't had a flu shot since third grade and I have never got the flu.

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rustyboilerz
Are you willing to tempt fate, or are you hoping that your luck WON'T run out? If your not part of the solution, your part of the problem! The world is seeing an increase in ever more stronger versions of these viruses, and in some parts of the world, we now see once eradicated diseases, like polio, on the return. * smh *
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Do you know why there are stronger viruses? The same reason most pesticides won't work. They are becoming immune. And they are becoming immune due to overuse. In the flu case, too many people are getting vaccinations. The more we try to get rid of it, the stronger it becomes. Did you know the government is planning on passing a bill allowing farmers to use Agent Orange as a pesticide for our produce? This is what happens when we over use, especially when it is optional.
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yeah you prob gotta do what your parents say...I've never once gotten a flu shot nor have I ever had the flu ...and I've been exposed to many people with the flu!!

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Incredubella

A smart doctor will not let your wishes be violated

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SkylarTheBear

Sorry bro but as long as mama and papa are paying for it and making you do and since you under 18 , you have to do it :) But you doctor should also accept you wishes :)

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