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I don’t see what the big fuss is about. The media hype it up. It was the same with bird flu. Everyone then panics and goes to get their flu shots (like that helps) and end up getting the flu anyway. I’ve never once got those flu shots and I’ve never gotten a bad case of the flu... living in Europe and Australia! 141 people have died from it.... over 30 thousand die every year from normal flu anyway! I’m just hoping this stupid pandemic crap doesn’t get in the way of my holidays to Japan and Europe in 2 weeks
Originally posted by severdsoul
thats ok, american idol will be on before long.. it will entertain.
Sorry to sound rude, but there are about 1000 pages of info showing what the big deal is. Sure it may blow over to be nothing but odds are not in our favor for it.
There are real reasons to be concerned. While i would not reccomend full panic mode, taking it serious and learning about it and the cause and effects of and from it, would be a good idea for the coming wave.
American Idol? Sorry, that's in your country, with something like over 100 million people watching it... kinda sad, and scarier than swine flu.
Not really my cup of tea.
Personally I don't find anything at all to be worried about swine flu, one of my friends here at Uni got it (was on a bus with someone who just got off a flight from the US), he was in quarantine for 1 week.... he’s out now and nothing wrong with him.
All hype over not much, to scare people into... and by the looks of it it’s working. The medical companies must be laughing with the amount they are making from this.
Right now, its worrysom but nothing to panic about, but the mutation speculation, would be something to keep a close eye on.
I could sit here, panic, cover up and not go travelling... or I could ignore the media and people who fallow it and get one with my things. I choose the “get on with it” option.
It will all go away, just like all the other scare tactics and things will go back to normal, that is until the next one comes.
Well, dont blame you there, have to live. Be it flu, or any other thing out there, one can not limit their future based on speculation and reports. Its just a good idea to keep up to date on the changes and evolving of it.
Now.... go back to your “Idol” and wear the mask.
Wear the mask? but wont people kick me out of stores if thats all i have on? *lol*
[edit on 13/6/2009 by Mikey84]