Who Wants to Be a Guinea Pig?

Nope, it’s not the latest in Reality TV.Per the attached article from the Associated Press, “The government and vaccine makers are seeking thousands of volunteers, from babies to the elderly, to roll up their sleeves for the first swine flu shots – to test whether a new vaccine really will protect against this novel virus before its expected rebound in the fall.”

Ready to do your bit for Uncle Sam? Apparently (and I quote) “the studies will track the typical vaccine side effects – redness, swelling, fever, allergic reactions – and any unexpected immediate reaction.” I’m assuming said unexpected immediate reactions include… say… death? So, shall I save you a spot in line?

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