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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-28-09 02:23 PM
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2. You're more likely to die in a car accident than from swine flu.
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  -"The virus is now unstoppable." WHO declares a Swine Flu Pandemic Liberal_in_LA  Jun-28-09 02:16 PM   #0 
  - Cue the conspiracy theorists...  depakid   Jun-28-09 02:21 PM   #1 
  - For which side?  arcadian   Jun-28-09 02:27 PM   #4 
     - Both  depakid   Jun-28-09 02:34 PM   #10 
  - You're more likely to die in a car accident than from swine flu.  MADem   Jun-28-09 02:23 PM   #2 
  - Virulence, of course, has nothing to do with whether there's a pandemic  depakid   Jun-28-09 02:32 PM   #8 
  - Yep, that's the part that gets glossed over...  MADem   Jun-28-09 07:22 PM   #39 
  - Unless of course the virus becomes more virulent in the 2nd wave, like the Spanish Flu.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-28-09 10:10 PM   #44 
  - I'll be curious to see how many people fall for this like 4 times in a row.  BlooInBloo   Jun-28-09 02:25 PM   #3 
  - It's sad isn't it?  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 02:27 PM   #5 
  - That is why it's been declapred a pandemic  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 02:33 PM   #9 
     - Yep..the "common cold" is also pandemic  SoCalDem   Jun-28-09 02:40 PM   #11 
     - Dpeends on the rate of mutation, and so far it hasn't  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 02:46 PM   #15 
     - I'd say the Common Cold is Endemic.  NutmegYankee   Jun-28-09 10:25 PM   #45 
     - Bull shit  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 02:40 PM   #12 
        - You mean the uninformed people? The other half was laughing it off  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 02:48 PM   #18 
           - Pretty obvious if you actually knew what was going on in Mexico at the time  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 02:59 PM   #21 
           - I was there, readying the mexican press IN MEXICO CITY  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 03:46 PM   #30 
              - So not only do you claim to be a medical professional to try to win an argument you've failed in  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 04:07 PM   #34 
                 - I have family down there  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 09:12 PM   #40 
           - Maybe the Mexicans read DU and panic ensued.  Bugenhagen   Jun-28-09 03:20 PM   #29 
              - Funny  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 03:47 PM   #31 
  - Fall for WHAT? The virus indeed has been declared pandemic by WHO.  kestrel91316   Jun-28-09 02:29 PM   #7 
  - He means the fact  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 02:44 PM   #14 
     - Those masks actually are recommended by WHO  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 02:50 PM   #19 
     - I am talking about the suckers  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 03:02 PM   #24 
        - Given I worked in health care for ten years yes, and your point?  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 03:49 PM   #32 
           - Oh god I love DU  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 04:00 PM   #33 
              - I have not claimed this now, I have said it many a times  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 09:17 PM   #41 
     - "many people fell for the claims that we would see death rates in the millions."  eShirl   Jun-28-09 03:06 PM   #27 
  - Run!!!!!!!!!!! Waaaaah!!!!!!!!!! Noooooo!!!!!!!!! We're all gonna DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!  MADem   Jun-28-09 02:43 PM   #13 
     - "It is just a matter of time" - say the same old fear-mongerers.  BlooInBloo   Jun-28-09 06:02 PM   #37 
        - Aggggh!!!!!!!! Aggggghhhhhh!!!! We're all gonna DIE!!!  MADem   Jun-28-09 07:20 PM   #38 
  - Miami Herald down here  cwydro   Jun-28-09 02:28 PM   #6 
  - My daughter's pediatrician says they are seeing over a dozen cases a day  Fuzz   Jun-28-09 02:46 PM   #16 
  - I know of two people so far who've died of swine flu.  mainer   Jun-28-09 02:48 PM   #17 
  - All of the 36000 who die each year from the regular flu were real people too.  elocs   Jun-28-09 04:33 PM   #36 
     - We do not know yet, until we have the final mutation  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 09:44 PM   #43 
  - It may not be more severe then the regular flu but I've been down with it for a week  stray cat   Jun-28-09 02:58 PM   #20 
  - symptoms?  shanti   Jun-28-09 03:00 PM   #22 
     - Severe chest congestion, cough, sinusitis, severe fatigue, low grade temp  stray cat   Jun-28-09 03:05 PM   #25 
     - I've been wanting to make love in the mud. n/t  greguganus   Jun-28-09 03:06 PM   #26 
  - A friend of my wife's caught it in Spain and is now in the local medical center...  Junkdrawer   Jun-28-09 03:02 PM   #23 
  - 36,000 deaths a year in US from regular flu? That's the one I'll worry about.  timeforpeace   Jun-28-09 03:08 PM   #28 
  - If strains of flu comes in threes the way celebrity deaths are said  Obamanaut   Jun-28-09 04:22 PM   #35 
     - Historically they have a frequency, but not this short  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-28-09 09:34 PM   #42 

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