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Swine flu no worse than regular flu, Napolitano sa

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Poodle, May 4, 2009.

  1. Poodle

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    http://edition.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/05/04/swine.flu.main/index.html

    ""What the epidemiologists are seeing now with this particular strain of U.N. is that the severity of the disease, the severity of the flu -- how sick you get -- is not stronger than regular seasonal flu," Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday as the worldwide number of confirmed cases of swine flu -- technically known as 2009 H1N1 virus -- topped 1,080.

    The flu has been blamed for 26 deaths: 25 in Mexico and one in the United States, according to the World Health Organization.

    Still, Napolitano noted, the seasonal flu results in "hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations" and roughly 35,000 fatalities each year in the United States. There are still concerns that the virus could return in the fall, in the typical flu season, as a stronger strain.
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    Last edited: May 6, 2009
  2. Wp.22

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    So father P. is this a good news?
     


  3. Allegra

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    wala pa kasi tayo anti bodies para jan sa new strain na yan
    But it's just the same flu , same symptoms pero trained by mayweather ( roger )
    Magaling sa depensa
     
  4. Poodle

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    I think it's good news. Sana lang di tayo magka bird flu.
     
  5. Allegra

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    There are worse ways of dying than flu , pero patay pa rin tayo
    Remeber ginagamit sa bio warfare ang flu nung panahon ng cowboys at indians

    That said , I have a friend going to take a tour of mexico
    Mas takot daw sya sa typhoid