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09-06-2009 07:55 PM

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H1N1 is this for real or like every other year they come up with something new or is this one special.


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#1 posted 09-06-2009 08:33 PM

Just a mild flu according to a doctor on foxnews this am. The media tries to play it up for ratings.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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#2 posted 09-06-2009 08:34 PM

could be real. It doesn’t mutate like other viruses and strikes young people??

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#3 posted 09-06-2009 08:46 PM

H1N1 is very real.

We’re all in good shape here in the USA and Canada because of our access to the modern health-care system. The people this flu will hurt the most though are those in the most deprived countries, and/or those in an already weakened state. Mexico was hit pretty hard last year but when this thing hits Africa it’s gonna be real bad.

Should you get your flu shot? Absolutely, and especially if you’re in contact with groups of people where the virus can easily spread.

I’m a Nurse…BTDT and will be getting my “shot” as soon as it’s available.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 08:55 PM

I was wondering because I have adult leukemia and my immune system it not to high?
I get my regular shop every year but I guess they have a special shot for H1N1.

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#5 posted 09-07-2009 10:21 PM

“Just a mild flu according to a doctor on foxnews this am”
That sold me!!
If Fox said that I’m gettig a shot !!!!!

-- MARK IN BOB, So. CAL

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#6 posted 09-07-2009 10:29 PM

Just another strain of the Flu.The regular Flu kills thousands every year in the US

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#7 posted 09-08-2009 03:23 AM

Its getting a lot of media attention, which fuels the fear. The only epidemiological evidence that this strain may be more virulent is its unusual seasonal activity. aside from that , no public health authority can say with confidence what the outcome will be.

-- Chuck, Washington D.C.

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