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Mysterious U.S. Swine Flu Probe Widens as Mexico Finds Swine Flu *updated*

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:02 PM
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Swine Flu Rivals 1957 Pandemic’s Severity, Study Says (Update2)
www.bloomberg.com...

May 11 (Bloomberg) -- The swine flu strain that has sickened people in 30 countries rivals the severity of the 1957 “Asian flu” pandemic that was as much as four times deadlier than typical seasonal flu, scientists said.

About four of 1,000 people infected with the new H1N1 strain in Mexico by late April died, according to a study published today in the journal Science that was led by Neil Ferguson of the Imperial College London. The 1957 pandemic killed about 2 million people, while seasonal flu epidemics cause 250,000 to 500,000 deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization.

Scientists are trying to determine whether swine flu will mutate and become more deadly as it spreads to the Southern Hemisphere and back. The virus is more contagious than seasonal flu, the Geneva-based WHO said today in a statement on its Web site. A “moderate” pandemic like the 1957 Asian flu could kill 14.2 million people and shave 2 percent from the global economy in the first year, the World Bank said in October.

“While substantial uncertainty remains, clinical severity appears less than that seen in 1918 but comparable with that seen in 1957,” the Science study authors wrote.
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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:06 PM
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I think all of those out there who refuse to think this is a "big deal" should be forced to read this!
Not to be mean, but really! I wish this article(s) could be printed on the front page of every newspaper. I'm going to print it off for a few select family members; you know, the ones among us who are fond of the "eye roll" technique...



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:08 PM
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US, Virginia: State officials confirm a total of 17 cases of influenza A (H1N1) statewide. #swinefluhalf a minute ago from web

US, Idaho: CDC confirms state's second case of influenza A (H1N1) #swinefluless than a minute ago from web

US, Louisiana: State officials and CDC confirm a total of 20 cases of influenza A (H1N1) statewide. #swineflu5 minutes ago from web

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:16 PM
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Personally, I would rather the states have more control than the Fed gov. The more the "big guys" stay out, the better, is my general feeling. However, in this case it does look like the states are to blame at this point. And I also think you are right about them holding on to medication out of fear they won't have any when the drugs are seriously needed.

Who knows, maybe most states realize how poorly the government reacts to emergencies and they are hanging on to what they have because they are looking out for their own people's welfare in the long run...the "big guys" won't get here quick enough when they HAVE to?



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:16 PM
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At least the "pig" flu can't affect a good ole pot of crawfish..........Boil ya up some boudin add a tatar or two ..........don't forget a case of beer to get it done



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:23 PM
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You stop that, making me hungry now...

We went campng at the lake last year, with all the kids (relatives kids)
and caught trout, i left one not completley gutted, and waited till just at dark, threw it in the water on a string, and waited, then went out about 10 min later and started picking up the crawdad's, washed them off, threw them in a pot of boiling water, added butter and a lil seasonings..

the kids gave me the weirdest look , until they tryed it *lol*....

i must have cought 20 , there were none left at all...



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:25 PM
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Agreed! Bass Fishing season is right around the corner here as well!


Vermont: CDC confirms state first case of influenza A (H1N1) #swineflu2 minutes ago from web

Wisconsin: State officials confirm 414 cases of influenza A (H1N1); half are in Milwaukee County #swineflu2 minutes ago from web

Swine Flu Another case of swine flu in Nova Scotia brings total to 57 - The Canadian Press: Another cas.. /r8y55z2 minutes ago from twitterfeed

Swine Flu Six more cases of swine flu in Sask. - Vancouver Sun: Times OnlineSix more cases of swine flu.. /rctlx72 minutes ago from twitterfeed

North Carolina: State health officials confirm 11 cases of influenza A (H1N1) #swineflu3 minutes ago from web

Sinaloa, Mexico: 1 confirmed cases. Source: Mexican Ministry of Health (Spanish pdf file with map) Date: 10 May 2009 16:00 GMT3 minutes ago from twitterfeed

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA: 1 confirmed case, 1 probable case. Source: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health Date: 11 May 2009, 19:00..3 minutes ago from twitterfeed

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA: 5 confirmed cases, 8 probable cases. Source: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health Date: 11 May 2009, 19:..3 minutes ago from twitterfeed

Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA: 1 confirmed case. Source: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health Date: 11 May 2009, 19:00 GMT3 minutes ago from twitterfeed

Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA: 1 confirmed case. Source: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health Date: 11 May 2009, 19:00 GMT3 minutes ago from twitterfeed

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:33 PM
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I just had an idea about trying to get some information. I don't know why I didn't think of this before!!! On Friday night (in this thread) I explained about my little brother having AIDS.

He named me as the only person second to my mother, who is authorized as a guardian, or Health Representative in the event I should have to step in.

I wonder if his infectious disease doctor would answer some questions if I asked, considering this is a threat to his well being given he has weakened immune system? I would have to broach the topic gingerly with my brother, because he might balk at my asking too many questions of his doctor (don't ask, I just know he would). Worth a try!



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:36 PM
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that would be hard to tell, i'm sure they would talk to you, but the question is how informed are they? But in your case, brothers blessing or not, i would contact them and ask questions anyway, just to be safe and to let the dr know you are aware and watching for symptoms.
But who knows you may get some useful info out of it.



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:38 PM
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US, Tennessee: State Officials Confirm 54 Cases of Influenza A (H1N1).#swineflu1 minute ago from web

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed Montana's first H1N1 (swine) influenza case today, Monday, May 11, 2009.7 minutes ago from TweetDeck



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:39 PM
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Well all, i have to get some rest before work tonight, i'll try to read the new post when i get up, but usualy dont have much time..
But keep up the great work and stay safe.
Talk to you later.



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 05:48 PM
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OK...and stay away from that 1 guy who's get the flu!!!


US, Utah: State Officials Confirm 67 Cases of Influenza A (H1N1)1 minute ago from web

Indiana: Health officials confirm 22 new cases bringing the state total to 61 #swineflu6 minutes ago from web

Washington: State officials confirm 48 new cases of influenza A (H1N1) bringing state total to 176 #swineflu3 minutes ago from web

Two Confirmed Cases of Swine Flu in Yakima County
May 11, 2009 05:36 PM
www.kndo.com...

Developments on swine flu in Pennsylvania
Mon, May. 11, 2009
www.philly.com...

Swine flu could have been worse without alert: WHO
5 hours ago
www.google.com...


Study Supports Swine Flu's Pandemic Potential
Key factor will be lethality of infection going forward, experts say
Posted May 11, 2009
health.usnews.com...

MONDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- The current swine flu epidemic does have pandemic potential and is likely to be comparable to other 20th century pandemics, at least in terms of its spread, a new expert analysis concludes.

The analysis also suggests that the true number of -- largely unreported -- swine flu infections in Mexico, the outbreak's epicenter, may have already reached 32,000 by the end of April. The World Health Organization's official tally for Mexico currently stands at 1,626 confirmed cases.

The situation could be similar in the United States. During a Monday afternoon news conference, Dr. Anne Schuchat, interim deputy director for science and public health programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that the 2,618 confirmed cases in the U.S. are likely just the tip of the iceberg. Many people who become ill don't seek medical attention and are never tested for this strain of flu, so "the numbers we are reporting are a minority of the actual infections that are occurring in the country," she said.
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Swine flu spreading too fast to count, CDC says
Confirmed cases are only the ‘tip of the iceberg,’ health official says
3:42 p.m. ET, Mon., May 11, 2009
www.msnbc.msn.com...
(per Stander)

Swine flu is spreading so far and fast in the U.S. that state health officials may soon stop counting individual cases, a federal health official said Monday.

The novel H1N1 virus accounted for 40 percent of flu viruses logged in the U.S. in the past week and helped propel an uptick in overall flu-like illnesses, said Dr. Anne Schuchat, a deputy director with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“I think the cases we’re confirming are the tip of the iceberg here,” Schuchat said in a press briefing Monday.
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FluTracker showing 4,900 in Mexico now!!!


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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 06:32 PM
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Eleven cases of H1N1 virus confirmed in N.C.
4:36 p.m.
www.wral.com...

Washington County student diagnosed with H1N1
May 11, 2009 7:00 p.m.
www.cbs6albany.com...

Two Local Women Test Positive For H1N1 Virus
Last Update: 2:55 pm
www.local12.com...

UPDATE: Wisconsin H1N1 cases continue to rise
May 11, 2009
www.rivertowns.net...

H1N1 Case Confirmed In Placer County
3:19 pm PDT May 11, 2009
www.kcra.com...

Confirmation Of Two H1N1 Cases In SD
05/11/2009 5:18 PM
www.keloland.com...

New Diana Student Tests Positive for H1N1 Virus
May 11, 2009 07:39 PM
www.ksla.com...

Nevada H1N1 Flu Cases Reach 16
May 11, 2009 06:37 PM
www.lasvegasnow.com...

Officials: 20 total confirmed cases of H1N1 flu in EP County
May 11, 2009 07:02 PM
www.kvia.com...

Seven more cases of H1N1 confirmed in Clark County
May 11, 2009 07:12 PM
www.kvbc.com...

CDC confirms Yellowstone County swine flu case
www.billingsgazette.net...

Butte health official responds to H1N1 confirmation
May 11, 2009 07:19 PM
www.montanasnewsstation.com...

Third positive H1N1 swine influenza test result in Spokane
May 11, 2009 07:23 PM
www.khq.com...

Judging the WHO's Reaction to the H1N1 Flu Threat
May. 11, 2009
www.time.com...

H1N1 Flu: Is it a Conspiracy?
May 11, 2009
www.wnct.com...

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 06:48 PM
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N Kentucky H1N1 cases confirmed
3:24 pm | Monday, May 11, 2009
news.cincinnati.com...

Health officials confirm more swine flu cases in Missouri, Kansas
Monday, May 11, 2009, 3:54pm
www.bizjournals.com...

16 H1N1 Cases Confirmed In New Hampshire
Officials Say All Recovering From Symptoms
6:18 pm EDT May 11, 2009
www.wmur.com...

H1N1 Update: Pinellas reporting three cases
Monday, May 11, 2009
www.tbnweekly.com...

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 06:50 PM
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Looks like things are REALLY snowballing tonight...gettin' scarier.



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 06:55 PM
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Yep a steady stream coming out today after the week-end break


Norway, Latest Country Hit By Influenza A(H1N1)
May 11, 2009 17:35 PM
www.bernama.com...

More H1N1 Cases Confirmed
Monday, May 11, 2009
wkzonews.blogspot.com...

N.D. has first likely H1N1 case
Monday, May 11, 2009
www.jamestownsun.com...

H1N1 flu case reported in student at F-M school
Last Update: 2:24 pm
www.9wsyr.com...

Third Case Of H1N1 Confirmed.
Last Update: 6:39 pm
www.krgv.com...

Saône-et-Loire, France: 2 Confirmed casesSource: Le FigaroDate: May 11 2009, 11:07 GMT5 minutes ago from twitterfeed

Swine flu outbreak getting longer-term look by the CDC
Posted 12m ago
www.usatoday.com...

Is H5N1 Five Times as Bad as H1N1?
May 11, 2009
blogs.sciencemag.org...

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 07:08 PM
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Reuters: Cuba confirms the first case of H1N1 flu.3 minutes ago from BNO Headquarters

The person infected in Cuba with the swine flu virus was a student from Mexico, according to a statement read on state television.3 minutes ago from BNO Headquarters

Arizona H1N1 flu case count hits 182
Monday, May 11, 2009, 5:00pm MST
www.bizjournals.com...

Confirmed cases of H1N1 virus jumps to 5 at Riverview Elementary
May 11, 2009
www.shawneedispatch.com...

Feature: Confusion of first confirmed A/H1N1 flu sufferer's mother
2009-05-11 14:28:39
news.xinhuanet.com...

Another Post:
www.abovetopsecret.com...
(per antmar)

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 07:31 PM
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Scientists Experiment with Vaccinations in GMO Corn



“We’re trying to figure out which genes from the swine influenza virus to incorporate into corn so those genes, when expressed, would produce protein,” said Hank Harris, professor in animal science and one of the researchers on the project. “When the pig consumes that corn, it would serve as a vaccine.”


Hey I thought I would lurk around a little and not sure if anyone read this article


www.infowars.com...



posted on May, 11 2009 @ 07:35 PM
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Three new cases of A/H1N1 flu confirmed in Spain
08:21, May 12, 2009
english.people.com.cn...

Swine Flu, H1N1 Virus Outbreak: California Case Incident Report
Monday, 11 May 2009
www.imperialvalleynews.com...

Swine Flu Confirmed at Western Illinois University
May 11, 2009 at 7:10 PM CDT
www.week.com...

wztv_fox17: The number of confirmed cases of H1N1 flu (swine flu) in Tennessee hits 54. So far, 10 confirmed cases in KY. The worst may be yet to come. less than 10 seconds ago from web

Are Mexicans genetically susceptible to H1N1 virus?
Updated 51m ago
www.usatoday.com...

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posted on May, 11 2009 @ 07:43 PM
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Ok you all, I have been reading this stuff all day...sloooowww day at work...I am getting "swine flu-ed out" and am starting to get the creepy crawlies from my own self when I sneeze!!

I'm going to go soak my back in the whirl pool, but when I come back to ckeck I expect a full up-date!

Thanks for all hard work!!! Bon Soir!, for now!
FMF



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