"Still think it's all hype?? Keep in mind that we are just NOW entering the Flu Season:
During week 40 (October 4-10, 2009), influenza activity increased in the U.S.
•4,093 (29.4%) specimens tested by U.S. World Health Organization (WHO)…"
"This is half the problem, with this FLU and I use upper case because making it out to be the world is going to end disease doesn't help anyone. In majority of cases bed rest and oral fluids is enough to take care of this. Vaccinations are…"
"Ummm, what second wave? It hasn't arrived yet.
As for efficacy of the vaccines, we have two separate developers. They work. Lucky we have them first!
So you'll give up your vaccine?
The fact that more cases have arrive doesn't…"
"The old phrase, lies damn lies and statistics... Whilst there maybe 250,000 cases how many of them were actual swine flu pt's. Certainly early on the UK, the NHS stopped confirming with lab tests and use clinical symptoms alone. Fever + flu…"
"My biggest worry is that we are destroying our natural defenses with all this cleasing, bleaching and nonsence. Whats the next pneuminia going to bring? I wonder if anyone is doing research as to if there is too clean and not having any defense…"
"Our workload has massively increased because of swine flu, mainly through the use of the protocol 36 ampds card triaging just about all medical calls as ?swine flu,
Coupled with the introduction of the UK governments National Pandemic Flu service,…"
"I think it's safe to say EMS providers probably have a different perception about swine flu from the rest of the population. By dealing with patients who have illnesses -- respiratory or other -- on a daily basis, you're probably more…"
My new podcast Copy Code Three is off and running. Episode 3 was released today."An anonymous paramedic tells his story about that once in a lifetime call. It wasn’t the good kind either. He is still trying make sense of things, and came by to see if we could help. Warning: this story is graphic in nature and should not be heard by children. In fact I do not recommend it for anyone under the age of eighteen."Please give feedback here.Thanks.See More
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"For those who want to hear from an expert and learn what all of the official recommendations really mean, be sure to check out Dr. Mike McEvoy's webcast this Thursday, called "Influenza: Is This an Emergency?" The webcast is…"
"I believe in erring on the side of caution! That being said I cannot believe that a major Medical Society has cancelled their annual meeting in CABO due to the swine flu. It is Ok to be cautious but I agree with GeekyMedic's first…"