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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-13-06 07:00 PM
Response to Reply #32
33. It's hardly a "secret" thing...the information is out there.
First responders are getting briefed. I think that's a good thing.

If somebody wants the same information they're getting, all they have to do is Google it. The hard part is separating the chaff from the wheat.
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  -An EMT friend just attended a special meeting for medical personnel graywarrior  May-13-06 06:10 PM   #0 
  - Swine Flu  Bjornsdotter   May-13-06 06:12 PM   #1 
  - Swine Flu wasn't an H5 virus...  MercutioATC   May-13-06 06:13 PM   #5 
  - I'll wait to panic  Bjornsdotter   May-13-06 06:16 PM   #12 
     - Don't panic, just stay aware and prepared.  MercutioATC   May-13-06 06:18 PM   #15 
  - self-delete.. Wrong place.  BrklynLiberal   May-13-06 06:14 PM   #7 
  - Uh, no...not even close.  Media_Lies_Daily   May-13-06 06:16 PM   #10 
  - At least they're preparing.  MercutioATC   May-13-06 06:12 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, my son  TallahasseeGrannie   May-13-06 06:12 PM   #3 
  - And how many members of your community died from:  IndyOp   May-13-06 06:13 PM   #4 
  - One of my cousins did get flesh-eating bacteria  mycritters2   May-13-06 08:14 PM   #41 
  - Sadly, one of my favorite DUers died from the flesh eating bacteria  Thtwudbeme   May-13-06 08:38 PM   #45 
  - I'm supposed to believe that these cheap bastards would waste money  DS1   May-13-06 06:14 PM   #6 
  - They Don't Spare The Sheckels When Spreading Terror  Demeter   May-13-06 06:16 PM   #11 
  - I'm a first responder with...  Maddy McCall   May-13-06 06:28 PM   #27 
  - NY Times reporting that the Bird Flu is on the wane.  BrklynLiberal   May-13-06 06:14 PM   #8 
  - And the New York Times is never wrong.  Media_Lies_Daily   May-13-06 06:17 PM   #13 
  - My sis wanted to know if my rural state 'has stockpiles of medicine'  havocmom   May-13-06 06:15 PM   #9 
  - hehe  sandnsea   May-13-06 06:22 PM   #19 
  - You're correct. The variant that will easily transmit from human...  Media_Lies_Daily   May-13-06 06:23 PM   #20 
  - Whatever. I'm not going to worry about it.  napi21   May-13-06 06:18 PM   #14 
  - Did the bird flu replace the mosquito disease that was going  graywarrior   May-13-06 06:19 PM   #16 
  - "West Nile virus"? -- Nope, it's still around.  MrModerate   May-13-06 06:24 PM   #21 
  - When in danger  hobbit709   May-13-06 06:21 PM   #17 
  - Then why isn't everyone in Asia already dead, if bird flu is so deadly?  KeepItReal   May-13-06 06:22 PM   #18 
  - Because it hasn't mutated into a human-human strain.  MercutioATC   May-13-06 06:25 PM   #22 
  - Correct. Thank you.  kestrel91316   May-13-06 09:19 PM   #46 
  - It hasn't mutated  sandnsea   May-13-06 06:25 PM   #23 
     - How long do you think it takes to develop and distribute a vaccine?  MercutioATC   May-13-06 06:30 PM   #30 
        - Another good, informative, logical post. Thanks.  kestrel91316   May-13-06 09:20 PM   #47 
  - If it happens it will be an engineered strain released by  screembloodymurder   May-13-06 06:26 PM   #24 
  - Like the Spanish Flu was in 1918?  MercutioATC   May-13-06 06:32 PM   #31 
  - Remember SARS?  NC_Nurse   May-13-06 06:27 PM   #25 
  - I hear it goes well with Kool-Aid.  WinkyDink   May-13-06 06:27 PM   #26 
  - I'll worry a little if it makes it over here...  SmokingJacket   May-13-06 06:28 PM   #28 
  - We're ALL gonna die from something already  SoCalDem   May-13-06 06:29 PM   #29 
  - It's the secret "special" meetings that get me.  graywarrior   May-13-06 06:57 PM   #32 
  - It's hardly a "secret" thing...the information is out there.  MercutioATC   May-13-06 07:00 PM   #33 
  - They were asked to sign something saying they would not talk  graywarrior   May-13-06 08:15 PM   #42 
     - You mean they are REQUIRED to keep the public UNINFORMED????  kestrel91316   May-13-06 09:21 PM   #48 
        - Yes. Don't even tell them they're dying while they die.  graywarrior   May-13-06 09:23 PM   #49 
  - They tell the EMTs and nurses it's hush hush, knowing THEY will tell  havocmom   May-13-06 08:12 PM   #39 
     - I worked at Mass Generals during the American Legionnaires  graywarrior   May-13-06 08:25 PM   #44 
  - Good thing you've got that duck taped down  rockymountaindem   May-13-06 07:35 PM   #34 
  - Hope he doesn't get lynched  graywarrior   May-13-06 08:13 PM   #40 
  - OK whate are we supposed to BUY? They always want us to buy  higher class   May-13-06 07:40 PM   #35 
  - Tuna fish!  spinbaby   May-13-06 07:45 PM   #36 
  - Don't forget the powdered milk.  Island Blue   May-13-06 07:51 PM   #37 
  - Do you have a bed? Is there room underneath it? Don't store in pantry  uppityperson   May-13-06 08:16 PM   #43 
  - Same as you'd buy for any disaster...  MercutioATC   May-14-06 01:31 AM   #50 
  - Yeah, yeah, the Walking Dude is coming ....  bemildred   May-13-06 08:10 PM   #38 
 

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