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Scientists unveil new weapon in swine flu fight

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posted on Jul, 21 2009 @ 02:20 PM
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Published 21 July 2009 Taiwanese researchers say they have developed an organic compound which could help control the global swine flu epidemic; the compound can destroy viruses such as A(H1N1) swine flu and avian influenza


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Taiwanese scientists said today they had developed an organic compound which could help control the global swine flu epidemic as the worldwide death toll from the disease passed 700. The compound, which the researchers call NTU-VirusBom, can destroy viruses such as A(H1N1) swine flu and avian influenza and stop the spread of bacteria including those responsible for staph infections. It could be used widely in hygiene products, detergents and air filters, as well as face-masks and protective gear, the researchers from National Taiwan University said.


Researchers said the invention was of special significance amid signs that swine flu had started to develop resistance to Tamiflu, the world's major anti-viral flu drug. Against this backdrop, "this significant invention is sure to effectively help control the swine flu epidemic," professor Lin Shihming, a member of the research team, told reporters. The team had started research on developing the anti-viral compound back in 2006 in response to the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. The technology has been transferred to a local company to mass produce products incorporating it. Lin said the first products using the compound could hit the market in September. The invention was unveiled as the World Health Organization said Tuesday the death toll from swine flu had passed 700 since the outbreak began in April.


Sounds like good news, but why do I have such a hard time accepting it as such? I hope this helps.




posted on Jul, 21 2009 @ 02:36 PM
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Here in Europe some say a drug called D3 and PIKANA is good for fighting the SwineFlu..

I have NOT tested my self..
My wife prolly handled two swine flu pations at work to day , and she tells me after we made out alittle..

She totally dont see the dilemma here at all. Total under the blanked of media lies... She gets info from NHI and she think that is the Truth and the Whole Truth so help us all...



posted on Jul, 21 2009 @ 02:42 PM
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its only taken this swine flu 3 months to best the mighty tamiflu .........

how long untill it conquers this next obstacle ?

at least we dont have to further line rumsfelds pockets !



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