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In 2003 Robert M. Krug, writing in the journal Antiviral Research, wrote a landmark report entitled "The potential use of influenza virus as an agent for bioterrorism." Krug said:
Furthermore, it should be possible to introduce mutations into such a recombinant virus so that it is resistant to currently available influenza virus antivirals (M2 inhibitors: amantadine and rimantadine; and NA inhibitors: zanamivir and oseltamivir-Tamiflu and Relenza), and so that it is unlike…. recently circulating human viruses. In fact, several viruses (at one time) … could be generated. The human population would lack immunological protection against such viruses, existing antiviral drugs would not afford any protection, and these viruses could be spread simply by release of an aerosol spray in several crowded areas."
““Seventeen out of 84 Russian regions have surpassed epidemic levels, although the situation in the regions, where the infection rate first picked up, now seems to be ‘stabilizing’,” Gennady Onishchenko, Russia’s chief medical officer, told Interfax on November 10. In as little as a week the number of officially-registered cases of swine flu in Russia has shot up from 3,122 to 4,560, but the actual number of cases is most likely even higher – doctors making house-calls across the country say that if the patient is not in danger, there is no point in sending tests to the lab, since the treatment of swine flue is similar to what is prescribed during “normal” flu.
In the Buryatia Republic in Eastern Siberia, where 142 cases of A/H1N1 had been confirmed as of November 10, a state of emergency was declared last week. In the neighboring city of Chita, police have been told to fine those not wearing face masks. But the government has so far been careful not to stoke the nation’s panic. “The situation with regard to the spread of flu and acute respiratory viral infections should be considered moderate,” Onishchenko told Interfax. “In our country, 94,000 people die from vascular illnesses every month, from oncologic illnesses – 24,000, and from all infectious diseases, including tuberculosis, 2,600,” Veronika Skvortsova, the deputy health and social development minister said on Russia’s Channel One. The country’s A/H1N1 death toll is comparatively small: as of November 9, there have been a total 19 officially-registered fatalities from swine flu.
Meanwhile, the situation in neighboring Ukraine is much worse. As of November 10, 174 Ukrainians had died from flu and acute respiratory viral infections, and almost 53 thousand people had been hospitalized. A close aid of Ukraine’s out-of-favor president, Viktor Yushchenko, suggested last week that the country’s flu outbreak could disrupt presidential elections, currently slated for January, and delay them until May, Itar-Tass reported. However, Yushchenko was quick to deny this on Sunday.
Originally posted by SunnyDee
Hey, is there no more info coming out about this situation? Where did everyone go? I am following questioningall's blog site for updates, google ukraine plague for the exact web address. She has found some interesting insider/alternative media articles, whether they are verifiable is not exact, but again, further insight. Everyone getting some needed sleep here? I hear echoes, echoes, echoes.....
Originally posted by SunnyDee
Following all the various pieces of informations leads me to believe that there is a cover-up going on in Ukraine...ya think?