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    Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild - Los Angeles Times

    Genetic data indicate this outbreak won't be as deadly as that of 1918, or even the average winter.


    As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid strain of influenza -- at least in its current form -- isn't shaping up to be as fatal as the strains that caused some previous pandemics.

    In fact, the current outbreak of the H1N1 virus, which emerged in San Diego and southern Mexico late last month, may not even do as much damage as the run-of-the-mill flu outbreaks that occur each winter without much fanfare.



    Healthscare=Over.



    So now that we have whipped up the world into panic, where fools ignorantly walk around with surgical masks, a nation slaughtering ALL of its pigs, and a VP stating he would not ride the subway..... And a president commenting on it more so than he does on Iraq somali pirates, or many other real issues. Is it time now, we can forget about this nonsense?
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    After everyone gets done sneezing, Obama will stand up and pronounce that it was swift & decisive action by him & his administration, that averted an epidemic not seen since the plague.

    ...and the msm went wild...
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    So much for a crisis.
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    Healthscare=Over.



    So now that we have whipped up the world into panic, where fools ignorantly walk around with surgical masks, a nation slaughtering ALL of its pigs, and a VP stating he would not ride the subway..... And a president commenting on it more so than he does on Iraq somali pirates, or many other real issues. Is it time now, we can forget about this nonsense?
    Yea, I called BS on this a couple of days ago. But it seems that most people are hell bent on getting the bejesus scared out of them. We need more horror films at the movie theatres.
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaHurt View Post
    After everyone gets done sneezing, Obama will stand up and pronounce that it was swift & decisive action by him & his administration, that averted an epidemic not seen since the plague.

    ...and the msm went wild...
    ....Stay tuned for more panic, on these same FCC frequencies, in all days to come. This anouncement brought to you by the US Government, and these local stations.

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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Just like the overhyped West Nile Virus that killed 27 people, the swine flu is a joke.

    West Nile Virus Facts
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    From the very end of the article.

    Though scientists have begun to relax about the initial toll, they're considerably less comfortable when taking into account the fall flu season. They remain haunted by the experience of 1918, when the relatively mild first wave of flu was followed several months later by a more aggressive wave.

    The longer the virus survives, the more chances it has to mutate into a deadlier form.

    "If this virus keep going through our summer," Palese said, "I would be very concerned."
    Hopefully it disappears come summer.

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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    oh man...

    and I was really looking forward to a crises. Shoot, I had my gas mask on and my bomb shelter was equipped with chicken, beef, and turkey.

    Does Egypt have to apologize for killing Hellhound's family just kidding buddy.
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Quote Originally Posted by Arch Enemy View Post
    oh man...

    and I was really looking forward to a crises. Shoot, I had my gas mask on and my bomb shelter was equipped with chicken, beef, and turkey.

    Does Egypt have to apologize for killing Hellhound's family just kidding buddy.
    Do you really have a bomb shelter?
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    Re: Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    Do you really have a bomb shelter?
    Yeah it's called the mountains.
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