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Five players of the French Barbarians, who on Saturday faced and lost against The Pumas in the Vélez court, were contagious with the Flu in Argentina.
Grégory Lamboley, Yannick Nyanga, Jean-Baptiste Poux, Geoffrey Messina and Yves Donguy are the affected rugbiers
GREENSBORO, N.C. A North Carolina adult with underlying health conditions has died from complications related to the swine flu, the state's first death linked to the virus, officials said Wednesday.
The patient recently had a heart procedure and returned to the hospital several days after being released, Moses Cone Health System said in a statement. The hospital system said the patient was in critical condition with severe pneumonia and died Friday, hours after returning to the seek medical care
SANFORD, Fla. -- A Florida woman has died of the swine flu.
It was the second swine flu death in Florida since a worldwide outbreak began in April.
The 30-year-old woman died early Tuesday at Florida Hospital in Altamonte Springs, a suburb of Orlando.
The woman had checked into the hospital earlier this month and had been in isolation.
Hospital spokeswoman Samantha O'Lenick says the woman had high-risk respiratory complications that made her more vulnerable to the flu's effects.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Florida has 562 confirmed and probable cases of swine flu as of last week.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A pregnant woman has died of swine flu, or H1N1, at Florida Hospital Altamonte, according to Seminole County EMS Medical Director Dr. Todd Husty.
The 30-year-old mom-to-be had swine flu since June 18 and had respiratory problems when she was admitted to the hospital and was considered high risk, according to Florida Hospital..
In a recent article on the unfolding economic collapse, Rep. Ron Paul warns that the hysterically hyped H1N1 flu “pandemic” may result in the government requiring mandatory flu vaccinations. “Nearly $8 billion will be spent to address a ‘potential pandemic flu’ which could result in mandatory vaccinations for no discernible reason other than to enrich the pharmaceutical companies that make the vaccine,” writes Paul.....
.....On May 6, the Obama administration announced “an unprecedented fall vaccination campaign that could entail giving Americans three flu shots — one to combat annual seasonal influenza and two targeted at the new swine flu virus spreading across the globe,” the Washington Post reported......
......Of course, this is not particularly revelatory considering our globalist rulers are a pack of eugenicists determined to reduce world population to 500 million, as brazenly announced on the Georgia Guidestones and published in a pile of globalist white papers and other documentation right out in the open and in our faces.
“There is a single theme behind all our work — we must reduce population levels,” declared Thomas Ferguson, the Latin American case officer for the State Department’s Office of Population Affairs, an office established in 1975 by the arch-criminal Henry Kissinger. Depopulation policy became the top priority under the agenda of the NSC, Club of Rome and U.S. policymakers like Gen. Alexander Haig, Cyrus Vance, Ed Muskie and Kissinger.
It is well known that the Rockefeller Foundation is the prime sponsor of public relations for the United Nations’ drastic depopulation program. “Evidence in the possession of a growing number of researchers in America, England, and Germany demonstrates that the Foundation and its corporate, medical, and political associates organized the racial mass murder program of Nazi Germany,” writes Anton Chaitkin. “These globalists, who function as a conduit for British Empire geopolitics, were not stopped after World War II. This United Nations alliance of the old Nazi right, with the new left, poses an even graver danger to the world today than it did in 1941"......
.....However, as Ron Paul indicates, you may not have a choice — the government may force you to choose between a toxic vaccine or be shipped off to a FEMA camp.
The H1N1 vaccine now being rushed into production is in essence and experimental drug.
CANBERRA, June 24 (Bernama) -- A 50-year-old woman in Victoria with life-threatening cancer has become the third Australian to die with A/H1N1 flu.
"The woman died early Wednesday at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Center, where she has been a long-term patient receiving treatment for cancer," Victorian Health Minister Daniel Andrews said, reports China's Xinhua news agency.
The woman is the second patient at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Center to be diagnosed with the A/H1N1 virus.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Department of Health reports Wednesday that 210 Utahns have been hospitalized due to illness associated with H1N1 virus, or swine flu, and 10 have died. That's an increase of two since last week.
One of the newly-reported deaths is a female from Utah County between the ages of 18 and 39. The other death is a male from Davis County between the ages of 5 and 17.
The health department says both victims had underlying medical conditions. No other information on either victim will be released due to privacy concerns.
For more information on protecting yourself from H1N1 virus, see the Department of Health news release.
Public health is reporting:
• 210 hospitalized cases of Novel H1N1 Flu (that is 81 more hospitalized cases than on 6/17)
• 10 individuals have died
• Influenza-like illness rates in Utah were well above the epidemic threshold level for the latest reporting period of June 14-20.
• Most, but not all people who are hospitalized have risk factors such as chronic lung, heart, or kidney disease.
• For the entire 2008-09 influenza season (including seasonal influenza and novel influenza) we have had 465 influenza- associated hospitalizations reported.
o Influenza-associated hospitalization counts in the past 4 influenza seasons have ranged from 252 to 511.:
o CDC is now estimating that the novel H1N1 virus will be “Category 2” in severity. They are closely watching the situation in the Southern Hemisphere for validation of this estimate.
A category 2 pandemic has the following characteristics:
• Case fatality ratio of 0.1 percent to less than 0.5 percent.
• Between 90,000 and 450,000 deaths in the U.S. (compared with estimated 36,000 deaths during a typical influenza season).
• Excess death rate of between 30 to less than 150 per 100,000 people.
• Illness rate of between 20 and 40 percent.
• Similar to 1957 pandemic..
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Two unidentified gunmen shot dead last night the head of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of Department of Health (DOH) Region XI, who was tasked to address and monitor A(H1N1) flu cases here.
The victim, identified as Dr. Rogelio Peñera, in his early 40s, was reportedly killed when he arrived home at around 6:30 p.m. last night in Countryville Subdivision, Cabantian Road, this city.
DOH Region XI assistant regional director Dr. Salvador Estrera said Peñera was rushed to the Davao Medical Center but was declared dead on arrival.
Peñera’s teenage daughter also reportedly suffered minor injury when she sustained a gunshot wound in the hand.
Davao City Police Office said the two suspects were waiting for the victim at his house and fired at him when he got out of his car. Elements of the Buhangin Police Station immediately launched a massive manhunt for the killers.
Peñera was the one giving media updates on the flu. He had also been going around the barangays to give lectures on the viral infection. “I really do not know why he was killed. He was such a good man,” Estrera said.
He described Peñera as a good and efficient worker, adding that the victim’s death would be a big loss to the DOH Region XI office. – Edith Regalado
CBS " 60 MINUTES" documentary on the swine flu epidemics of 1976 in the U.S. It went on air only once and was never shown again. Please look at this, it talks by itself.
Originally posted by JBA2848
CDC is now estimating that the novel H1N1 virus will be “Category 2” in severity.
Between 90,000 and 450,000 deaths in the U.S. (compared with estimated 36,000 deaths during a typical influenza season)..
Heh, since I got a "tinfoil" mention over at another blog for my coverage of the bearer-bond saga (along with a clearly-twisted line of garbage as their "explanation") I thought I'd stoke the fire a bit more with this story:
In its current issue, HSL reports rumors that "Some U.S. embassies worldwide are being advised to purchase massive amounts of local currencies; enough to last them a year. Some embassies are being sent enormous amounts of U.S. cash to purchase currencies from those governments, quietly. But not pound sterling. Inside the State Dept., there is a sense of sadness and foreboding that 'something' is about to happen ... within 180 days, but could be 120-150 days."
.....HSL's suspicion: "Another FDR-style 'bank holiday' of indefinite length, perhaps soon, to let the insiders sort out the bank mess, which (despite their rosy propaganda campaign) is getting more out of their control every day. Insiders want to impose new bank rules. Widespread nationalization could result, already underway. It could also lead to a formal U.S. dollar devaluation, as FDR did by revaluing gold (and then confiscating it)." .....
.....CDC is now estimating that the novel H1N1 virus will be “Category 2” in severity. They are closely watching the situation in the Southern Hemisphere for validation of this estimate.....
......And by the way, if the attack rate is between 20 and 40% the death rate, if the "serious complication" rate looks anything like it has thus far, will end up closer to that upper boundary.
Why? Lack of ability to treat, and that's in the US. In other parts of the world, especially out of the "first world" western nations, the death rate will be insanely high.
Here's the problem: If you need a ventilator you're in deep trouble and there's a decent chance you'll be leaving the hospital in a pine box. But if you need one and there is none available, you are almost certainly going to leave the hospital in a pine box!....
..... But if we have 2 million people showing up at hospitals within a few weeks and a significant percentage need supportive respiratory therapy, all pretty much at the same time, a huge percentage of those people are not going to get it, as the equipment simply does not exist, and they will die.
If this flu bug turns into that sort of event nations will go on "lockdown" almost immediately in a last-ditch defensive attempt to control contagion. It will help but not fix it (there is no fix) but in that situation having local currency will be critical to be able to have basic needs delivered to you - like for instance food!
By the way should that sort of event occur you can say goodbye to any idea of "green shoots". The economic damage of such an event will be tremendous.
Let's hope we avoid it; pay attention to that part of the world where its winter now for some sort of indication as to what we're in for here in the northern hemisphere's "western world" developed economies in six months or so.
Swine Flu: the government might declare sanitary emergencyDecreeing a national emergency is being considered by the Department of Health of the Nation. It is expected for the next hours a meeting of the committee of crisis to analyze the sanitary situation while the minister of Health, Graciela Ocaña, also admitted that they analyze decreeing the sanitary emergency due to the advance of the A flu throughout the country.
“We are awating the meeting with the Coordinating Unit where we will discuss this topic and many others”, said Ocaña.
Also, due to the advance of the A flu in the country, the Argentine Federation of Professionals and Health workers asked the Health department to declare the sanitary emergency in the country.
Ocaña also said that “40 million Argentines can get teh illness”. That’s why “it is very important to take preventive measures to avoid both the flu and infecting others.
Health minister Bautista Rojas 45,402 confirmed case in the region of Caribbean and Latin America
Reports indicate that health authorities in Domincan Republic have announced that there has been a second fatality from the AH1N1 influenza, popularily known as the Swine flu. The virus’s new fatal victim is a woman of over 50 years of age, resident in Higüey (east), said Health minister Bautista Rojas, who confirmed 108 AH1N1 cases and 19 hospitalizations.
The woman’s symptoms surfaced at the beginning of June while in Higüey where she was hospitalized for several days in a clinic. The clinic referred her to the Plaza de la Salud General Hospital. Once there she passed away. She was diagnosed with pneumonia, though subsequently the autopsy showed that she was AH1N1 positive.
A third person with H1N1 has died in Contra Costa County. The middle-aged man had other underlying health conditions and died on June 23. Though most of the H1N1 cases in Contra Costa and the state have been mild or moderate, all flu viruses can be deadly and everyone should remain vigilant in helping to prevent the spread of H1N1 and seasonal flu. Swine flu is assumed to be present throughout Contra Costa County and Health Officials continue to monitor the situation. Contra Costa Public Health continues to investigate selected reports of cases of flu-like symptoms and testing will only be done on cases involving hospitalization or fatalities. Everyone can help prevent the spread of H1N1 by staying home from work, school and public events if sick; washing hands often; covering coughs; and contacting your health care provider if you or your family member has flu-like symptoms.
BUENOS AIRES -(Dow Jones)- A pig in Argentina has tested positive for the H1N1 flu, or swine flu, the director of the animal health and sanitation service Senasa said Thursday.
The animal has recovered but hogs from surrounding areas are being tested for signs of the disease, Jorge Amaya told local news channel C5N.
As no outside animals had been moved into the area recently, Senasa is working on the theory that the pig was made sick through contact with an infected human, Amaya said.
Argentina has been one of the most seriously affected countries in South America by the flu.
The government is considering taking sweeping measures to control the disease. About two dozen deaths have been attributed to the disease, which appears to be spreading rapidly in the midst of the southern hemisphere's winter.