On Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:15:48 -0500, "cshenk"
On 06/14/2021 04:57 PM, Marilyn Manson wrote:
Its widely reported that up to 1 in 10 Vietnam veterans have
hepatitis C roughly five times higher than the rate of the
overall population. (Leung) A large majority of veterans
diagnosed with Hep C blame their diagnosis on jet injectors and
their unsanitary conditions from person to person.
At my recent annual physical my doctor mentioned hepatitis c was
appearing in my age group and asked if I'd ever had a transfusion,
had been exposed to blood, or had been a caregiver. She didn't
memtion the Jets.
"The largest group at risk includes everyone born between 1945 and
1965 a population five times more likely to be infected than those
born in other years."
I recall as a child lined up with a lot of other kids for my polio
vaccination. Brother and sister and lots of other kids too.
I think it was a supermarket but I was pretty young, maybe 4?
My first one was a shot. By the time the military got to me it was a
drop of vaccine on a sugar cube. During the Vietnam days everyone had
a pretty full shot card so they could deploy you as fast as they