This is a summary answer to some of the challenges to my recent posts on Avian Flu:
1) No pandemics are not caused by secret government groups who want to kill citizens. The pandemic of 1918 spread from Asia (just as Avian Flu)
because in this part of the world strains of various diseases and virus are more prevelant because of mass population and also poor health care and
health conditions. Western nations fair better due to medical advancements and more hygenic habits. You can read about the 1918 pandemic at the
following website: virus.stanford.edu...
2) Yes the military is of course involved in the national pandemic reaction plan. Remember, its precautionary planning that governments are doing in
the event that the virus migrates from birds to people. The national and global medical community are very convinced that it will migrate to humans
since it has shown to do so already in a few hundred cases.
3) If you think the entire thing is a clandestine operation, go and ask your local government or write to your congressman and find out that they will
readily tell you that local cities, governments, and the Federal Government are in fact making plans to handle the problem of millions of people
coming down with Avian Flu worldwide. In my own home city a major university has plans to cancel classes (to stop the spread of the virus), to run
limited alternative work shifts (including deploying non-technical people into technical jobs), and also contigency plans for keeping power and
electricity running. The National Guard is expected to deploy to manage civilian uprising due to panic...the same sort of panic some of the posters
on ATS seem to want to create.
4) Local police, state troopers, National Guard, Army Researve, and all Federal Agencies who have resonsibility for handling and managing national
emergencies are all expected to deploy to keep order. The pandemic is expected to spread rapidly and then be over in about two months. Once it has
spread through the area then its pretty much done and over. This is how flu works. That's why you don't have risk of getting the flu that you are
now exposed to year round.
5) Avian Flu has nothing to do with governments seeking to kill off large segments of the world-wide populus. That is paranoid fear operating on pure
speculation and absolutely no proof whatsoever. In fact recent evidence suggest world-wide population is actually declining due to natural causes -
not because governments are secretly killing people with clandestine spread of secret germs and viruses.
6) Yes birds get Avian Flu - that's the point folks. Its should not be any surprise that birds in any country get the disease. The main concern is
its migration to humans since there is no known vaccination or treatment.
7) Viruses manifest themselves by becoming resistant to known medicines. They do not get manufactured from nothing in some government lab.
Read for yourselves what the US Government is doing to PREVENT not SPREAD Avian Flu on this website: www.pandemicflu.gov...
You can also read directly at the CDC: www.cdc.gov...