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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:15 AM
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13. Well from what I understand they tested
Relenza on it, so it may have been a good thing

And I still remember all the back and forth bickering... er arguing over the ethics, risks and benefits.
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  -Swine Flu Deaths Show This Flu Is Different: Experts Hissyspit  Sep-15-09 11:42 PM   #0 
  - I had acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, back in  WCGreen   Sep-15-09 11:43 PM   #1 
  - I'm sorry, ARDS sucks... no pun  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-15-09 11:51 PM   #5 
  - Bummer dude  XemaSab   Sep-16-09 12:28 AM   #17 
  - It's the cytokine storm that causes the diffuse alveolar damage  tavalon   Sep-15-09 11:49 PM   #2 
  - I wonder if there is a way to counter this?  mzmolly   Sep-15-09 11:53 PM   #6 
  - In theory they reduce the severity of the infection and  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-15-09 11:55 PM   #7 
  - Would steroids help?  AngryAmish   Sep-16-09 08:41 AM   #42 
     - Steroids, I am not a doctor, but from my limited knowledge as a medic  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 01:56 PM   #43 
  - Yeah, the antivirals help to an extent, but really, it depends on one's immune system  tavalon   Sep-16-09 12:03 AM   #9 
     - Even though I am not generally a proponent of flu vaccines  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 12:10 AM   #11 
     - I'm a nurse so I will be on the first list  tavalon   Sep-16-09 12:17 AM   #15 
        - They are using the same processes as they do with the annual  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:18 AM   #16 
           - Safe as the lottery we take every year is what concerns me.  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 12:34 AM   #19 
           - Have a long talk wiht your provider who knows the history  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:42 AM   #22 
              - She's the one who will have to make the decision,  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 12:54 AM   #29 
                 - Good that is the way it shoudl be  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:56 AM   #30 
                    - Not within a week of the immunization  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 01:03 AM   #32 
           - It's been hard to get straightforward information  tavalon   Sep-16-09 12:42 AM   #21 
              - Latest CDC info  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:45 AM   #23 
                 - That's weird  tavalon   Sep-16-09 12:48 AM   #25 
                    - That's the latest, Fauci said such the other day on CNBC  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:50 AM   #27 
                    - My hubby went to a meeting  Mojorabbit   Sep-16-09 02:54 AM   #37 
                    - I've read that there is no squalene, aluminum or mercury.  mzmolly   Sep-16-09 09:21 PM   #49 
                       - The formaldehyde is bothersome and completely contraindicated if you are allergic  AllyCat   Sep-17-09 01:02 AM   #53 
                          - I happen to be allergic to it. And, I have an aversion to carcinogens.  mzmolly   Sep-17-09 12:12 PM   #55 
                             - A woman I work with is allergic to it. It's in about everything.  AllyCat   Sep-17-09 04:34 PM   #58 
                                - Agreed.  mzmolly   Sep-17-09 04:47 PM   #59 
                    - There was a study that came out this week or late last week saying one shot  AllyCat   Sep-17-09 12:59 AM   #52 
     - I've heard Zinc is helpful in combating the cytokine issue?  mzmolly   Sep-16-09 12:13 AM   #12 
     - I would be surprised, since it isn't generally helpful with the flu  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 12:28 AM   #18 
        - It's difficult to say without proper studies. However Coldeeze is still  mzmolly   Sep-16-09 12:50 AM   #28 
           - If you read the ColdEEZE site carefully,  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 12:59 AM   #31 
           - I didn't say they made that claim.  mzmolly   Sep-16-09 01:11 AM   #33 
              - Studies do support their claim that it shortens the duration of colds  Ms. Toad   Sep-16-09 01:23 AM   #35 
           - Thanks for sharing this.  kimmerspixelated   Sep-16-09 05:01 PM   #46 
     - I'm taking the vax too  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:16 AM   #14 
     - same here  Mojorabbit   Sep-16-09 02:45 AM   #36 
  - For HiN1 the virus actually massively invades the lungs and blood stream  stray cat   Sep-16-09 06:48 AM   #40 
  - neither does this flu - in most people. & all flus will enter the lungs in people with  Hannah Bell   Sep-17-09 12:24 PM   #56 
  - cytokine storm = theoretic construct  Hannah Bell   Sep-17-09 12:32 PM   #57 
  - Kick  emilyg   Sep-15-09 11:49 PM   #3 
  - ARDS was also common in the deaths we have from... 1918  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-15-09 11:51 PM   #4 
  - I'm there!!! zero to conspiracy in .05 seconds!!!!  cliffordu   Sep-16-09 12:00 AM   #8 
  - This is a very similar virus to the 1918 one so it isn't the least surprising  tavalon   Sep-16-09 12:06 AM   #10 
     - Well from what I understand they tested  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:15 AM   #13 
     - Does your dog bite?  OnyxCollie   Sep-16-09 12:45 AM   #24 
     - Hey, I read the Stand  AllyCat   Sep-17-09 01:03 AM   #54 
  - My Theory is this...  stuball111   Sep-16-09 12:41 AM   #20 
  - Here is an old saying from mexico regarding the Gripe, aka flu  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 12:49 AM   #26 
  - True...  stuball111   Sep-16-09 01:22 AM   #34 
     - Now I will have to ask the usual question  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 02:06 PM   #45 
        - Do you think a flu shot will help?  stuball111   Sep-17-09 12:47 AM   #51 
  - DING!DING!DING!  kimmerspixelated   Sep-16-09 05:06 PM   #47 
  - K&R  NecklyTyler   Sep-16-09 03:14 AM   #38 
  - I'm curious whether smokers are considered more or less vulnerable  Ghost Dog   Sep-16-09 03:45 AM   #39 
  - CDC flu map (data):  necso   Sep-16-09 07:28 AM   #41 
  - So you're telling me pigs can fly?  Barack_America   Sep-16-09 02:00 PM   #44 
  - Yet another reason not to get vaccinated  jpak   Sep-16-09 06:27 PM   #48 
  - sounds exactly like the 1918 flu  lovuian   Sep-16-09 09:48 PM   #50 

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