I Think the Media Is Over Playing the Swine Flu Thing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    Calm Down

    I understand that a few people are sick from this swine flew thing.. but not even 1% of our population has it. I agree that people in mexico should be freaking out. But the rest of us don't need to be loosing our marbles over it. The program that I daily attend is now...
    sindayla sindayla
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2009

    Swine Flu Hoax Exposed

    The alarm has been sounded. Politicians, pharmaceutical executives and media conglomerates would have us believe that a 1918-style pandemic is a real threat. The 1918 pandemic, however, evolved out of conditions unique to World War I, for four specific reasons. Why 2009 Is Not...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Jul 6, 2010

    My Office's Safety Guidelines

    This was just posted around the office and handed out to all of us in the building (and it's an official NY State document!!): It is important to note that ordinary seasonal flu, which has symptoms similar to swine flu, is still active in New York State. Precautionary...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    May 3, 2009

    This Is How My Place of Work Is Dealing With This

      But what if we now don't know the proper way to wash our hands?
    dasmuggler dasmuggler
    36-40, M
    5 Responses May 3, 2009

    Slow News Week

    According to "Meet the Press" this morning, featuring a discussion with Health and Human Services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius; Homeland Security secretary, Janet Napolitano; and acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Richard Besser...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2009

    A Quick Swine Flu Game

     Here's a little game you can play while you're watching the evening news: Every time you hear the anchor say the word "pandemic" in relation to Swine Flu, grab some alcohol, and take a swig. If they instead use the word "Epidemic," grab a...
    zeligocity zeligocity
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 3, 2009

    Enough With the Scare Tactics

    Come on folks, it's been a few weeks of slow or no news so the news agencies over play the issue. There has been one death here in the states. One... The regular ole flu kills thousands every year. It is just like when the country is at war, we hear of military aircraft...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler
    36-40, M
    28 Responses May 3, 2009


    I just got this in an email today.  It was too funny not to share.
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 5, 2009
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