I Am Watching the Flu Outbreak In Mexico City

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    Another Article From Dr. Mercola

    Swine Flu May Be a Human Error From Vaccine Production   The World Health Organization is investigating a claim by Australian researcher Adrian Gibbs, who says that the swine flu virus circling the globe may have been created as a result of human error. Gibbs, who...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 28, 2009

    And Saying, "Huh, and Not In China?" Whaahappened?

    But even if it's a pandemic it will only kill off the weak and elderly.  Dang, I thought that we'd all be "Duck and Covered" into atoms by now... Oh well, maybe next time...  
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2009

    Is the Media Overplaying This?

    Yes and no. First of all, I recognize that it is the nature of much of the media to overplay any sensational story.  One has only to channel surf for less than half an hour to realise that.  But within the media, there are very reliable sources, reporters, and editors...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    5 Responses May 5, 2009

    Dr Mercola

    Critical Alert: The Swine Flu Pandemic – Fact or Fiction?   American health officials declared a public health emergency as cases of swine flu were confirmed in the U.S. Health officials across the world fear this could be the leading edge of a global pandemic...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Apr 29, 2009

    Good Test of Our Own System

      Fortunately, this outbreak of a new flu is not so dangerous. We did get a good trail to test our health system and I am sure we have learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t as we prepare for the next outbreak. Our concerns about the flu and the need for...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    3 Responses May 5, 2009

    Scary Stuff

    hearing about this new outbreak of swine flu has really freaked me out. any time i hear about any of these possible pandemics, i'm immediately convinced it's coming straight for me! i do feel like i take the best precautions i can as far as staying healthy is concerned. still, it...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Apr 26, 2009

    BBC News Channel

    Readers in Mexico have been emailing the BBC describing the sense of fear gripping the country as a result of a flu virus outbreak, which has so far claimed up to 60 lives. The World Health Organization says the virus has the potential to become a pandemic. Read a selection of...
    Anaheart Anaheart
    36-40
    10 Responses Apr 25, 2009

    Just Staying Alert

    Influenza pandemics (global epidemics) occur unpredictably, a few times per century.  The H5N1 pandemic of 1918-1919 (the Spanish Flu) killed over 50 million, the H2N2 pandemic of 1957-1958 (the Asian Flu), a swine flu, killed 1 to 2 million, and the H3N2 pandemic of 1968...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Apr 25, 2009

    And Other Places...

    I have been glued to the news every day to see whats happening with it, has the level been raised etc...   But here's the thing...   Every time the WHO is mentioned I get 'My Generation'  stuck in my head and a image of Pete Townsend, Rodger Daltry, John...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 1, 2009

    Immune Systems

    We all need to strengthen our immune systems.  Take beneficial bacteria, a multi including zinc, and an omega 3 supplement.  Get out in the sun for your D3.  Glass of juice for your C. 
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Apr 26, 2009
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