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TankLV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 07:01 PM
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58. I think I summed up the REALITY pretty nicely.
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  -Study: Up to 79% Of New Zealanders Expected to Catch Swine Flu (More Infectious Than 1918 Flu) Hissyspit  Jul-25-09 10:47 PM   #0 
  - kick  hlthe2b   Jul-25-09 10:50 PM   #1 
  - Another kick!  KT2000   Jul-25-09 11:07 PM   #2 
  - K  emilyg   Jul-25-09 11:15 PM   #3 
  - Even with the vaccine? n/t  pnwmom   Jul-26-09 12:01 AM   #4 
  - There is no approved vaccine yet  dipsydoodle   Jul-26-09 04:43 AM   #18 
     - This is the time of year they're always working on the fall's vaccine.  pnwmom   Jul-26-09 01:26 PM   #43 
        - They may be onto a loser then.  dipsydoodle   Jul-26-09 01:39 PM   #46 
           - I heard that they're recommending that people get both the "regular" flu vaccine  pnwmom   Jul-26-09 02:08 PM   #47 
  - There is a 33 year old male with Swine flu in our hospital's ICU in critical condition. I live in  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 12:13 AM   #5 
  - Tin foil hat?  Gator_Matt   Jul-26-09 12:34 AM   #7 
  - I've been reseaching this and it does not wash. And come to think of it where is that foil.  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 12:42 AM   #12 
     - I think it's an unfortunate combo but natural  tavalon   Jul-26-09 06:55 AM   #21 
     - I think we should put our resources together and invest in aluminium.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-26-09 09:24 AM   #30 
  - I agree that this flu is suspicious...  CoffeeCat   Jul-26-09 12:36 AM   #8 
  - Also a military base in the East (forgot the name) was missing viruses in test tubes several months  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 12:41 AM   #11 
  - Baxter labs, released it :accidently" and contracted to make vaccine.  dixiegrrrrl   Jul-26-09 01:06 PM   #38 
  - So Medford OR is ground zero?  greiner3   Jul-26-09 03:24 AM   #17 
  - Keep laughing and hope you don't get it. A group of kids from a high school here have been  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 04:53 PM   #51 
  - viruses have been changing and picking up new DNA forever .....  Botany   Jul-26-09 06:31 AM   #19 
  - You're just no fun.  Robb   Jul-26-09 09:19 AM   #29 
  - We had a healthy 21 year old woman drop dead of it a few weeks ago.  Xithras   Jul-26-09 01:00 PM   #37 
  - I was talking to a couple with a young friend in ICU in Florida. Swine flu, collapsed lung. Mid-20s  readmoreoften   Jul-26-09 02:27 PM   #48 
  - I am 63 years old and those laughing may not be in a few months. I have NEVER seen a flu like this  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 04:57 PM   #53 
  - It comes on quickly and kills the healthy by going directly into the lungs.  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 04:54 PM   #52 
  - there is nothing in your reply that is the least bit unusual  grantcart   Jul-26-09 05:08 PM   #56 
  - I actually heard it...  WriteDown   Jul-26-09 05:13 PM   #57 
  - I had so hoped  Control-Z   Jul-26-09 12:25 AM   #6 
  - There is so much we don't know yet...  CoffeeCat   Jul-26-09 12:40 AM   #10 
  - They are saying one person will infect two more..not a good thing.  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 12:44 AM   #13 
  - "Pandemic" describes the spread of a disease, not it's severity.  MercutioATC   Jul-26-09 02:07 AM   #15 
  - Thank you!  tavalon   Jul-26-09 07:02 AM   #25 
  - And it's likely the estimates could be reduced, as per the article.  CBHagman   Jul-26-09 07:13 AM   #26 
  - One death out of 10,000?  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-26-09 09:39 AM   #31 
  - pandemic does not reflect virulence  northernlights   Jul-26-09 07:37 AM   #27 
  - The thing is they were poo-pooing that it was a pandemic  tavalon   Jul-26-09 07:01 AM   #24 
  - it is no big deal  harmonicon   Jul-26-09 11:32 AM   #33 
  - When it first showed up  JonQ   Jul-26-09 12:48 PM   #35 
     - More than a hundred in the US so far. Over 700 worldwide so far.  Mojorabbit   Jul-26-09 01:12 PM   #39 
        - I meant  JonQ   Jul-26-09 01:18 PM   #41 
        - I'm not worried but I am keeping an eye on it.  Mojorabbit   Jul-26-09 01:28 PM   #45 
        - dupe  JonQ   Jul-26-09 01:19 PM   #42 
  - Thanks! k/r  FourScore   Jul-26-09 12:37 AM   #9 
  - 4 out of 5 people in New Zealand are gonna catch the flu.  Iggo   Jul-26-09 12:57 AM   #14 
  - Really, really  tavalon   Jul-26-09 06:56 AM   #22 
     - Why is New Zealand different than anywhere else? Do they have some  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-26-09 09:44 AM   #32 
        - They exchange mucosa swabs  JonQ   Jul-26-09 12:50 PM   #36 
        - Nope, they are publicly willing to admit what the rest of the powers that be  tavalon   Jul-26-09 03:21 PM   #50 
  - My brother caught it as did his girlfriend and her kids. They barely knew they were sick.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Jul-26-09 02:47 AM   #16 
  - that was the first round of H1!N1 ...... this second go round is going to be ....  Botany   Jul-26-09 06:32 AM   #20 
  - It might be. It might not be. No need to panic-monger just yet, fun as it may be.  Dutch   Jul-26-09 08:13 AM   #28 
  - Right now it isn't and while your family was part of the spreading of this first wave,  tavalon   Jul-26-09 06:58 AM   #23 
  - I was with a couple agonizing over a friend in the ICU with it. Mid 20s, no preexisting conditions.  readmoreoften   Jul-26-09 02:33 PM   #49 
     - I agree!  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 05:05 PM   #54 
  - THE SKY IS FALLING!!! THE SKY IS FALLING!!!  TankLV   Jul-26-09 12:40 PM   #34 
  - Informative and productive post.  Mojorabbit   Jul-26-09 01:14 PM   #40 
     - I think I summed up the REALITY pretty nicely.  TankLV   Jul-26-09 07:01 PM   #58 
  - I've already gotten it -- just now recovering  Wednesdays   Jul-26-09 01:28 PM   #44 
  - Very few of the victims of the 1918 flu died from it. The overwhelming number died  grantcart   Jul-26-09 05:05 PM   #55 
     - On flu wikie  Mojorabbit   Jul-26-09 09:52 PM   #59 

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