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Good News and Bad News About Swine Flu

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posted on Jul, 15 2009 @ 06:15 PM
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The good news is that the swine flu mortality rate is less than expected (see below for details) and that for most sufferers, the symptoms are mild and recovery easy. The bad news is that the World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that any vaccine contain LIVE (attenuated) flu virus. Unlike most vaccines that contain only the outer protein shell of the virus without the RNA/DNA that actually causes the illness, the WHO wants a vaccine that has a 'weakened' form of the live virus which begs the question of how weak the virus will actually be, not to mention other additives that have been proven to be harmfull. Below are three links with useful information. The third link is especially informative.
mrgreenbiz.wordpress.com...

www.thetech.org...

en.wikipedia.org...

The reason why I say that the mortality rate is less than expected, is that there is evidence that the swine flu virus was actually loose in Mexico as early as January without being detected and therefore the theory is that more Mexicans have picked up the virus than first believed, which is also supported by the notion that a lot of sufferers with mild symptoms would not have gone to their doctor or to emergency and therefore never got counted in the official statistics. If that's the case then the actual death count as a percentage of a larger number of infected people, means a smaller mortality rate (< 1%). This is also confirmed by Japan's experience which has over 1,000 confirmed cases and ZERO deaths.

Considering the good news of the lower mortality rate and bad news of the questionable content of the proposed vaccine (see my other thread on the dangers of avian and flu vaccines), why take the risk of getting inoculated.
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posted on Jul, 15 2009 @ 09:11 PM
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Where did you get the information regarding the vaccine being a live attenuated form of the virus. I was unaware of this form of the virus being approved for use as a traditional influenza vaccine (with the exception of the nasalmist-style vaccines).

But yes, the mortality rate of the 2009 H1N1 outbreak virus is low compared to initial reports within the media. It seems to be largely the same mortality rate as during the normal flu season. The only odd thing about the virulence of this virus at all seems to be the uncharacteristic out-of-season timing of the outbreak.



 
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