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Excreted Tamiflu found in rivers

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posted on Oct, 6 2009 @ 01:51 PM
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Excreted Tamiflu found in rivers


www.sciencenews.org

The premier flu-fighting drug is contaminating rivers downstream of sewage-treatment facilities, researchers in Japan confirm. The source: urinary excretion by people taking oseltamivir phosphate, best known as Tamiflu.

Concerns are now building that birds, which are natural influenza carriers, are being exposed to waterborne residues of Tamiflu’s active form and might
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posted on Oct, 6 2009 @ 01:51 PM
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So we are inadvertently medicating the disease vector, which will lead to resistant strains of the flu. Woohoo, way to go! Well, I guess there is no way around this...unless they want to collect our excretions as "bio-hazard". Is this concerning to anyone? Is there anyway to stop this from happening?

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posted on Oct, 6 2009 @ 02:03 PM
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It doesn't surprised me as my sister in PR is telling me that they are giving tamiflu like candy to anybody that is complaining about the swine flu.

So I can only see how is going to be here in the US.



posted on Oct, 6 2009 @ 02:10 PM
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use reverse osmosis
take that water... and distill it
then stock it and drink it



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