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    swine flu

    ok whats everyones take on this? I'm kinda worried but then agian thats just me. and as of this morning I think there were only 50 cases in the US. and some TAMIFLU pill company says they have enough meds to treat 2million cases. but I'm still wierded out by the whole thing. just thought I might say this now. this morning I'm watchin the news and there talkin about but then go to commercial and say they'll have more answer I'm like o cool then they say tonight at 11" NO I NEED TO KNOW NOW !!!!! stupid news
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    Fun fact: the common flu kills about 36,000 Americans every year. Swine flu certainly is an issue and there is a cause for mild concern, but there's no need to be worried yet. This isn't 1918; we know how it works.
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    1. The news exagerates things to make you scared and usually doesn't have the right facts. 2. They said they have meds to treat 2 million cases. What if all of the meds are located out of the U.S. or if they are in New York and your in Cali? What if it can't get to you in time? Wash your hands is all I can say. If your still scared, make a plastic bubble to live out of.
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    They are tryin to keep us from eating bacon. Thats just plain evil!

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    Quote Originally Posted by slowenuff
    They are tryin to keep us from eating bacon. Thats just plain evil!
    And you can't catch it from eating cooked pork.
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    I know that.....hence the "Thats just plain evil" comment.

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    I was waiting for this thread to pop up....

    Common sense should go a long way.....Wash your hands frequently, Stay away from sick people yada yada......

    BUT they say Common Sense ISN'T always common

    EDIT: http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/ Only 64 Cases confirmed yet...No where near a pandemic
    http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/en/index.html Personally, I'm being more vigilant with the hand washing but I'm not overly concerned at this point!
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    It's just a pre-cursor to the world ending in 2012.

























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    Quote Originally Posted by rocky8333
    It's just a pre-cursor to the world ending in 2012.
    Subtract 3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrimeFighter338
    Subtract 3.
    Nah, I'm talking about the Mayan calendar. It ends in 2012. So, there is lots of speculation that the world will end in 2012.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BobR
    Fun fact: the common flu kills about 36,000 Americans every year.
    +1^
    My wifes a R/N and i have to hear about this every day now..

    She told me the reason why people are making such a big deal about it is the fact that it mutated from animal to human. Once it's in humans "from an animal" it can mutate again into a more potant strain and without a known shot for it yet it can kill many..

    Quote Originally Posted by Brandonj
    TAMIFLU pill company says they have enough meds to treat 2million cases. :
    Tamiflu is only a bandaid/symptom "helper" if you will.. There is no cure for a virus, the body has to cure it's self by becoming immune to it.. Every year there is a new strand of the flu virus hence the "flu shot" so the body becomes immune to it if it's ever exposed to the annual flu virus..
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocky8333
    It's just a pre-cursor to the world ending in 2012.
    Ha Ha.....Just like Y2K!!! Hopefully the Mayan thing is a fluke...... I can tell you that I will have one heck of a party before "Doomsday"
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    Holy... My wife and a girlfriend went to Mexico 2 weeks ago for a vacation. They came back last Tuesday night. We had prior plans for a family camping trip last weekend. Loaded up the RV (79 Fireball-ran great) Drove to the coast and Friday night, she starts having terrible stomach cramps. Not a fun weekend for her. We heard about this swine flu thing after we got back. Scared the heck out of me. She went to the doctor yesterday and it's not SF, just regular filthy-dirty mexico virus. I mean, why not Hawaii? Why vacation in a third world country? She is starting to feel a little better, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocky8333
    Nah, I'm talking about the Mayan calendar. It ends in 2012. So, there is lots of speculation that the world will end in 2012.
    By the time 2012 roles around im going to be so sick and tired of this. Once again the media blowing out of proportion something of not small importance but not world ending big ethier. The Mayan calendar just states that their will be a great change on that day. The Mayans ran off something like 10 different calendars, this was the only lunar calendar. THEY WERE ALIENS!!!

    Sorry bout that soapbox, that stuff is making me mad.

    My School is right near where the outbreaks in California are, They closed that school for the rest of the week. 4 confirmed cases at their school. My school is watching with a close eye "wash your hands frequently" and all of that stuff going on here.
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    What school do you go to? My science teacher is making every class wash the tables and their hands before class...
    eh...i dont see a problem here

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    The reason why they hype the 2012 thing so much is so all the rational logic thinking people can spot the crazy's. Ya'll remember them they bought up all the water barrell's and ammo and mre's during y2k.

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    Ths 2012 thing only happens every 25 thousand years with the solar system alignment. So that's just kinds crazy and cool. I also put up hog barn floors in and the swine flew has people paranoid about pigs now. It sucks. For no reason even.
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    Like I said earlier....THEY'RE GONNA TAKE YOUR BACON!!

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    I've been saying it for over a decade when I lived in El Paso.... Nothing good ever came out of Mexico.

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    There has been a confirmed death from swine flu in the USA, the first one outside of Mexico. To be honest though, common flu has killed many more and much more frequently. There is nothing to worry about, yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilbooger
    What school do you go to? My science teacher is making every class wash the tables and their hands before class...
    I would rather not say but both my school and the other school are in a suburb of Sacramento.

    Like I said earlier....THEY'RE GONNA TAKE YOUR BACON!!
    I find this funny, just for the fact that pigs can't even get swine flu(#1.Swine Flu is misnamed #2.They are not 100% sure it doesn't affects pigs because no one checks for it in pigs)

    I wonder how the vaccination business is doing
    That might be the reason the media is blowing this out of proportion....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitrotastic
    I wonder how the vaccination business is doing
    6-8 months....
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    I have swine flu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by got_nitro
    6-8 months....
    No, i tend to look for the worst in people. I think the media is blowing this out of proportion just so that the vaccination business doesn't go under, if this is even possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitrotastic
    No, i tend to look for the worst in people. I think the media is blowing this out of proportion just so that the vaccination business doesn't go under, if this is even possible.
    Are you suggesting a possible attempt to boost the medical industry/economy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitrotastic
    No, i tend to look for the worst in people. I think the media is blowing this out of proportion just so that the vaccination business doesn't go under, if this is even possible.
    The media blows everything out of proportion. Flus and terrist attacks, they cover for days and weeks, yet a soldier dies in Iraq, and they get nothing. Its all for the ratings and veiwers. Also, don't those orginizations for vacines and such get alot of money donated?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slasher
    I have swine flu.
    hope you get better
    hmmm what should i put here

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    Quote Originally Posted by got_nitro
    Are you suggesting a possible attempt to boost the medical industry/economy?
    look at how America got out of the depression. We have the war, we have the shortage of crops, and now we have incurable disease. Their should be (in theory) enough jobs to get something going

    don't those orginizations for vacines and such get alot of money donated?
    yeah, thats why i said if it was possible(for the to go under)
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    did you know that the swine flu is not a natural disease it was made itg is not just the flu but a coulple other dieases.
    hmmm what should i put here

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    Quote Originally Posted by moparboy
    did you know that the swine flu is not a natural disease it was made it is not just the flu but a coulple other dieases.
    How sure are you about that?^^

    What are you suggesting, a man made population controll epidemic?
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    i don't know i have read that though not on the news. more like manmad not quite epidemic. but it is not in my state yet so im happy sorry for the ones that have it in where ever they live
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    Quote Originally Posted by got_nitro
    How sure are you about that?^^

    What are you suggesting, a man made population controll epidemic?
    You never know. Im not going to turn this thread into one of those conspiracy (sp?) sites, but I heard about someone suggesting it was manmaid and it had symptoms of differnt things. It wouldnt surpise me, because you never know what people are doing, and our government is corrupt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrimeFighter338
    and our government is corrupt.
    ill agree with you their your signiture is funny.
    sorry alittle off topic
    Last edited by moparboy; 04-29-2009 at 10:44 AM.
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    So Obama is worse than bush huh? I think a retarded monkey can run the country than that redneck retard. The place where the flu started had lots of complaints about health and saftey so I don't think it's biowarfare. Duh how stupid can you be.
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    The CDC states 91 people confirmed to be infected with the virus and 1 death.

    Here is some helpful info. http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/
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    the virus got updated to level 5 i have no clue what that means? oh well
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    haha my hs is begging for it! we need a 10 day break. taks , sat's and eoc's can drive students insane. they are all this week!

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    Do me a favor...Let's keep the politics and conspiracy theories out of all this or I’m afraid this thread will have to catch the moderator flu and die a slow death.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moparboy
    the virus got updated to level 5 i have no clue what that means? oh well
    We all are going to die...
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