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Swine Flu news and updates thread

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posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:26 PM
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Canada says man with swine flu dies

TORONTO (AP) -- Canadian officials are confirming that a Toronto man with swine flu has died. It is the second death of a Canadian with the virus.

Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, said in a statement Monday that a 44-year old man with a chronic pre-existing medical condition died on May 23.

He says it's not clear what role swine flu played in the fatality. A coroner is investigating.

A 39-year-old Alberta woman with chronic, pre-existing medical conditions, died on April 28. An autopsy did not show whether the virus played a role.

Canada has more than 850 confirmed cases of swine flu.


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posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:33 PM
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Chicago-Area Patient Is State's 1st H1N1 Flu Death


A Chicago-area resident has died of complications related to the H1N1 flu virus, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Monday. The patient is the first Illinois H1N1 flu-related death.

The patient had underlying medical conditions, according to IDPH Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold.

"With as many cases of H1N1 influenza that have been reported in Illinois, we have been concerned that there would be fatalities. We know the virus is still circulating in the state and I would like to remind everyone, especially those with chronic medical conditions, to continue taking steps to keep from getting the flu," Dr. Arnold said in a statement.



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:33 PM
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posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:33 PM
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[edit on 25-5-2009 by JBA2848]



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:44 PM
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here is something to feed on from time.com
www.time.com...
5 Burning Questions About Swine Flu


But a month after the H1N1 virus first grabbed the world's attention, we're still pondering the essential question: how afraid of swine flu should we be? The answer is that we may not know for weeks or months

all we can really do is take a wait and see approach.


One thing we know now is that H1N1 is not as serious as health officials first feared

thank god, but like any virus it can and will mutate. the only question is, what will it become?


Genetic analysis indicates the virus has been circulating in the human population since last September

right before the economic crisis, was it a part of the puzzle of the economic crisis?

there is info in that time article that can be twisted to fit both sides or all the sides of this issue. enjoy if you read it, its a quick and easy read and has some good info.



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:51 PM
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Originally posted by elitegamer23

Genetic analysis indicates the virus has been circulating in the human population since last September


That would fit one of my theories pretty well.

I doubt it originated in Mexico. I bet it just found a really nice home in Mexico.

People think that because others go to Mexico and come home that they might bring the "baddies" with them.

But it also means that Mexico gets virus traffic from many places all over the continent constantly. Cough, add tequila and a warm night of partying, stir, and shake.

Some pig farm worker gets sick in Canada or the USA from a pig with a mutated Spanish Flu that's come around again to being in the right range for human incubation. The Spanish Flu that the pigs got from farm workers in 1918.



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:53 PM
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There have been 896 confirmed cases in Illinois, concentrated around the Chicago area, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health

900 confirmed cases in illinois and zero people have died.


Chicago-Area Patient Is State's 1st H1N1 Flu Death

A Chicago-area resident has died of complications related to the H1N1 flu virus, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Monday. The patient is the first Illinois H1N1 flu-related death.

The patient had underlying medical conditions, according to IDPH Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold.

"With as many cases of H1N1 influenza that have been reported in Illinois, we have been concerned that there would be fatalities. We know the virus is still circulating in the state and I would like to remind everyone, especially those with chronic medical conditions, to continue taking steps to keep from getting the flu," Dr. Arnold said in a statement..


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posted on May, 25 2009 @ 03:56 PM
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Originally posted by switching yard
From The Washington Post...

"Swine Flu Lessons
Gaps were exposed in pandemic preparedness."...

www.washingtonpost.com...

"Though quarantining of the sick wasn't necessary, the current outbreak also reminded officials that clarity of authority, deemed a concern during avian flu pandemic planning in 2005, is still needed. The federal government has the power to quarantine at the border and between states."

(is that a preview of what they're planning to do in the fall... close borders between states? first I've heard this)

"The administration's ability to strike a delicate balance between preparing for the worst while keeping the public informed is a hallmark of the current response and should guide it if a more dangerous flu virus roars back this winter."

(...O.K., so this fall we're probably going to have the worst and they will keep us informed... so they will control the media as now?)

Interpretation... something wicked this way comes in the autumn months of '09 here in the USA... everyone should prepare for a lockdown state-by-state... blockades on interstates, military rule... 90 days of survival supplies in your home may get you over the deadliest timeframe but that is just the prevailing wisdom out there... 90 days shelter-in-place at a minimum.





As usual the crisis will be used to further the pre-existing agenda. Much like Katrina, the response has been purposefully miss-managed in order to build a false justification for the addition of new laws, policies and restrictions on people's freedom.

The "necessity" of being able to restrict freedom of movement will require the expansion of the health records database system.

The stinking corpse of REAL ID will be dragged into the daylight once again.

Public and private databases will need to be linked, the government will need more access to your private data in order to be able to track people and maintain control over where they go, who they meet and so on.

As usual they will not let a good crisis go to waste. Instead of launching investigations and rectifying the defects and punishing those who have lied to the public they will be rewarded with more money, more power and once again the populations of the World will move another notch towards a complete loss of freedom and the establishment of global fascism.

The longer it takes the people to wake up and resist the more difficult it will be to remove these parasites from our lives and the more likely it will be that the only response left will be a revolution. I can't say for sure but I think the longer we wait the more likely it is that we will be unable to succeed.

Funny how these random events just happen to come along just at the right time. I also can't help but notice the fact that I haven't heard of a single politician being infected with this virus. The members of the global elite have continued on as if nothing is happening and not a single one of them has suffered for it.

Amazing how all of this just comes together and works out to the benefit of the few. . .



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:00 PM
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yeah i saw that so what is that now? 1 death out of 900 and the now famous pre-exisiting medical condition.


Originally posted by Aeons

Originally posted by elitegamer23

Genetic analysis indicates the virus has been circulating in the human population since last September


That would fit one of my theories pretty well.

I doubt it originated in Mexico. I bet it just found a really nice home in Mexico.



from the same time article.



Although the first wave of the H1N1 outbreak emerged in Mexico, the CDC made the first official diagnosis in a child in San Diego on April 14. Genetic analysis indicates the virus has been circulating in the human population since last September and it's entirely possible, given the close connection between the U.S. and Mexico, that H1N1 could have first infected people in the U.S. and then been carried south across the border.


[edit on 25-5-2009 by elitegamer23]

[edit on 25-5-2009 by elitegamer23]



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:04 PM
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posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:04 PM
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I imagine everyone could be said to have a pre-existing medical condition.

What would be more useful is to know if the pre-existing medical condition is relevant.

For example. I would bet that asthma is a legitimate case where the pre-existing condition would surely set you up for problems.

However, if your pre-existing condition is dyslexia or eczema, them I'm sure it doesn't.

Most of the populace could be said to have something that could be considered pre-existing.



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:07 PM
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posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:11 PM
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this might help to understand what underlying medical conditions are leading to the deaths.
www.time.com...


The small percentage who have had serious disease or died have also often had pre-existing health problems that may have complicated the infection. A CDC survey of 30 Californians who were hospitalized with H1N1 by May 17 found that two-thirds of the patients had at least one underlying health condition, including chronic lung or heart disease, diabetes and obesity — a condition that by itself can hinder breathing and complicate flu infections. Five patients were pregnant, which may also increase the risk of flu complications



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:16 PM
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Those are the deaths/hospitalizations that are "early" after being infected.

It is people who get better, then get worse again, then get hospitalized that should be interesting. That should be the ones who made it past the usual suspects of relevant underlying conditions.

Those figures should be starting to come up in the next week for so, as the people infected early have recovered from the initial flu attack.



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 04:46 PM
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For what its worth


WHO Data - ACTUAL - As of 06:00 GMT, 26 May 2009

Date - Confirmed - Deaths - (Countries) - Mortality%

27/04 - 73 - 7 - (4) - 9.59%
28/04 - 105 - 7 - (7) - 6.67%
29/04 - 148 - 8 - (9) - 5.41%
30/04 - 257 - 8 - (11) - 3.11%
01/05 - 367 - 10 - (13) - 2.72%
02/05 - 658 - 17 - (16) - 2.58%
03/05 - 898 - 20 - (18) - 2.23%
04/05 - 1085 - 26 - (21) - 2.40%
05/05 - 1490 - 30 - (21) - 2.01%
06/05 - 1893 - 31 - (23) - 1.64%
07/05 - 2371 - 44 - (24) - 1.86%
08/05 - 2500 - 44 - (25) - 1.76%
09/05 - 3440 - 48 - (29) - 1.40%
10/05 - 4379 - 49 - (29) - 1.12%
11/05 - 4694 - 53 - (30) - 1.13%
12/05 - 5251 - 61 - (30) - 1.16%
13/05 - 5728 - 61 - (33) - 1.06%
14/05 - 6497 - 65 - (33) - 1.00%
15/05 - 7520 - 65 - (34) - 0.86%
16/05 - 8451 - 72 - (36) - 0.85%
17/05 - 8480 - 72 - (39) - 0.85%
18/05 - 8829 - 74 - (40) - 0.84%
19/05 - 9830 - 79 - (40) - 0.80%
20/05 - 10,243 - 80 - (41) - 0.78%
21/05 - 11,034 - 85 - (41) - 0.77%
22/05 - 11,168 - 86 - (42) - 0.77%
23/05 - 12,022 - 86 - (43) - 0.72%
24/05 - NO STATS GIVEN
25/05 - 12,515 - 91 - (46) - 0.73%

An increase of 493 (7.6%) of confirmed cases over last two days
An increase of 5 (5.8%) deaths over last two days


An average 21.0% increase of confirmed cases each day
An average 10.1% increase of deaths each day


WHO - Influenza A(H1N1) - update 38

The breakdown of the number of laboratory-confirmed cases by country is given at source.

Country - Cases - Deaths - (increase of confirmed,deaths from previous day)

Argentina - 2 - 0 (+1,0)
Australia - 16 - 0 (+4,0)
Austria - 1 - 0
Belgium - 7 - 0
Brazil - 9 - 0 (+1,0)
Canada - 805 - 1 (+86,0)
Chile - 44 - 0 (+20,0)
China - 15 - 0 (+4,0)
Colombia - 13 - 0 (+1,0)
Costa Rica - 28 - 1 (+8,0)
Cuba - 4 - 0
Denmark - 1 - 0
Ecuador - 10 - 0 (+2,0)
El Salvador - 6 - 0
Finland - 2 - 0
France - 16 - 0
Germany - 17 - 0
Greece - 1 - 0
Guatemala - 4 - 0
Honduras - 1 - 0 (NEW)
Iceland - 1 - 0 (NEW)
India - 1 - 0
Ireland - 1 - 0
Israel - 8 - 0 (+1,0)
Italy - 19 - 0 (+5,0)
Japan - 345 - 0 (+24,0)
Korea, - 3 - 0
Kuwait - 18 - 0 (NEW +10,0)
Malaysia - 2 - 0
Mexico - 4174 - 80 (+282,5)
Netherlands- 3 - 0
New Zealand- 9 - 0
Norway - 4 - 0
Panama - 76 - 0
Peru - 25 - 0 (+20,0)
Philippines - 1 - 0
Poland - 3 - 0 (+1,0)
Portugal - 1 - 0
Russia - 1 - 0
Spain - 133 - 0 (+7,0)
Sweden - 3 - 0
Switzerland- 3 - 0 (+1,0)
Thailand - 2 - 0
Turkey - 2 - 0
UK - 122 - 0 (+5,0)
USA - 6552 - 9 (NO CHANGE OVER LAST 2 DAYS!?!)


Total - 12,515 - 91 (48hr incr = 493, 5.... yeah, right)



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 05:02 PM
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Thanks a lot for the update!!

I am very curious to see what the reported numbers are tomarrow and if the news starts coming out again after the holiday.

Kind of on a side note I am starting to feel sick. I do have mild allergies, but am starting to feel really crappy.
Will know by tomarrow if I am truly sick or if it is just mild allergies acting up. I dont usually have achey joints with allergies. Will know soon enough. Could be just a cold to with the crappy weather here in Iowa today.



posted on May, 25 2009 @ 05:04 PM
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thanks for the update



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