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There's nothing fun (or smart) about swine flu parties

MccarthyClaire111408When I was little, my mother used to take me to play with kids who had chicken pox. She was hoping that I would catch the illness, which was seen as an inevitable part of childhood, and get it over with (it didn’t work—I was an adult before I finally caught it). Getting it over with is the reasoning, I suppose, behind “swine flu parties.”

Swine flu parties are a really bad idea. Here’s why:

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