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Are you afraid of swing flu?

Postby charles2 » Wed May 06, 2009 3:29 am

Are you afraid of swing flu? Do you dare to eat pork now?
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Postby terrapin719 » Wed May 06, 2009 8:02 am

Eating pork has nothing to do with how this flu was transferred.

Swine flu is simply a mutated strain of the regular seasonal flu. I'm no more scared of it than I am the regular seasonal flu that we deal with every year. Approximately 35,000 people die every year from the plain old flu. Thousands more are hospitalized etc...

The media overplayed the whole scenario and caused undue panic in many people.
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Postby tknoppe » Wed May 06, 2009 8:08 am

I agree with Loretta.

Furthermore, thousands each year die of tuberculosis - which is highly contagious, yet no one is in a panic about that.

Nope - I'm not worried about swine flu.
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Postby angienewton » Wed May 06, 2009 11:06 am

Nope, not worried about swine flu.
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Postby nar321 » Wed May 06, 2009 8:05 pm

Another No vote for the reasons posted above. once again "The Media" has not served us well.
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Postby terrapin719 » Wed May 06, 2009 10:14 pm

If anything I'm more afraid of the media than the flu -lol- It seems lately media and news journalism has gone down a slippery path to nowhere.
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Postby ChristineG » Tue May 12, 2009 12:29 am

LOL! Loretta, good point!
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Postby CorpRebel » Mon May 18, 2009 10:05 pm

terrapin719 wrote:If anything I'm more afraid of the media than the flu -lol- It seems lately media and news journalism has gone down a slippery path to nowhere.


As Seinfeld said - "Much Ado About Nothing!" :P


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Postby lisamariemary » Tue May 19, 2009 7:18 am

Well, I think the CDC could have definitely contributed to that. And coming from them - that's what got me nervous. I did come to my senses about it, though. But I think it was a "Tag Team Event" for sure! :P
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Re: Are you afraid of swing flu?

Postby sanilbd » Tue Jul 21, 2009 2:35 am

No i am not at all afraid or worried of swing flu.
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