I just got my flu shot. It will immunize me against certain strains of influenza and will lessen the symptoms for strains it doesn't cover. As a resident of the great province of Ontario, I didn't pay a cent for it either. It was easy to get, I just made an appointment with a local GP, walked in, rolled up my sleeve, received a harmless shot in the arm and left.
To recap, it was very easy for me to receive a free shot that every doctor in the country will tell you greatly lessens my odds of getting the flu. Why the hell doesn't everybody in Ontario do this? Do people like getting the flu? Are people so busy they can't sacrifice 20 minutes of their lunch time to prevent it? Do people still think it's an elaborate hoax?
Do me a favour and get a flu shot if you haven't already. I'd appreciate it.