Tag Archives: Public Health

Two More Southern California Gay Men Die from Bacterial Meningitis

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Map of Southern California showing counties with bacterial meningitis outbreak Two more Southern California gay men have died from bacterial meningitis. The deaths follow the death a West Hollywood man who died last week. Brett Shaad, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Green Initiative Snatches Inhalers Out of Asthmatics’ Hands

Friday, September 23, 2011 If you’re one of the 20 million Americans who suffer from asthma (1 in 15 Americans), the Obama administration has come up with a new way to make your life a living and potentially lethal hell. … Continue reading

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Bird Flu Case Confirmed in Chiba, Japan

Monday, March 14, 2011 Japan can’t seem to catch a break. First came the 9.0 earthquake, which was followed by a tsunami, which was followed by damaged nuclear energy plants. Now comes news of Avian influenza infection on Sunday among … Continue reading

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Axelrod On H1N1 Vaccines: ‘We Overpromised’

Sunday, November 1, 2009 Have you tried to get an H1N1 swine flu vaccine for yourself or your children, only to be told by your healthcare provider that none is available and even worse, no estimated time of vaccine arrival … Continue reading

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WHO Declares Phase 6 Swine Flu Pandemic

Thursday, June 11, 2009 The World Health Organization today declared a Phase 6 swine flu pandemic, the first global flu epidemic in 41 years, as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere. In a statement … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Crops Get Vatican’s Blessing

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 Pope RatNAZI’s Vatican seldom approves of scientists meddling with God’s creation. So the decision from the Pontifical Academy of Sciences to approve of the  oft-demonized genetically modified crops as an answer to world hunger and poverty … Continue reading

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Why Americans Need Single-Payer Health Insurance

Thursday, June 4, 2009 Medical bills or related illness contributed to more than 62 percent of personal bankruptcies in 2007, according to a new study. A nearly 50 percent increase from 2001 and not even reflecting the growing number of … Continue reading

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CDC: 100,000 in U.S. Likely Infected with H1N1 Swine Flu

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 The new H1N1 swine flu circulating around most of the United States is putting a worrying number of young adults and children into the hospital and hitting schools particularly hard, U.S. health officials said on Monday. … Continue reading

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Swine Flu Spreads to NY’s Riker Island Prison

Sunday, May 17, 2009 The H1N1 swine flu virus continued spreading in New York City, while the disease also reached further into Asia among travelers returning from the United States. The CDC says more than 4,700 confirmed and probable cases … Continue reading

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Tamiflu Developer: Swine Flu May’ve Come from Bio-Experiment Lab

Thursday, May 14, 2009 An Australian researcher claims theH1N1 swine flu which has killed at least 64 people and spread to at least 30 countries, might not be a viral mutation that occurred naturally but a man-made product of genetic … Continue reading

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H1N1 Swine Flu Update

Sunday, May 10, 2009 Here is the latest news on the H1N1 swine flu from the World Health Organization (WHO) as of May 10, 2009. As you can see from the map, cases of H1N1 swine flu are continuing to … Continue reading

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Head of WHO Pushes Back at Critics

Monday, May 4, 2009 The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) pushed back at critics who have accused it of over-reacting to the H1N1 swine flu epidemic warning it may return “with a vengeance” in the months ahead. In … Continue reading

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First Human-to-Pig Swine Flu Transmission Reported in Canada

Sunday, May 3, 2009 Upsetting the epidemiological apple cart comes this story from our neighbors in the Canadian province of Alberta. Pigs on a Canadian farm have been infected with the H1N1 swine flu virus apparently by a farm worker … Continue reading

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Two University of Chicago Employees Have “Probable” Swine Flu

Friday, May 1, 2009 Ignored by the mainstream media is the press release that two University of Chicago employee are among the forty-one probable swine flu cases reported by the Illinois State Department of Health. The release says the employees, … Continue reading

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Confirmed Swine Flu Cases Triples to 331

Friday, May 1, 2009 The mainstream media is reporting an updated number of confirmed swine flu cases this morning. According to the World Health Organization, 331 people now have H1N1 swine flu — a jump of 30%. The virus, commonly … Continue reading

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Swine Flu Reaches the White House

Thursday, April 30, 2009 A member of the U.S. delegation that accompanied President Obama on his recent trip to Mexico has fallen ill with H1N1 Swine Flu. Energy Secretary Steven Chu exhibited flu-like symptoms after returning from Mexico City. His … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media Misrepresenting the Actual Number of Swine Flu Cases

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 The mainstream media is deliberately misrepresenting the actual number of H1N1 swine flu cases in the United States, stubbornly reporting 91 “official” cases. This number is wrong. It is not an accurate representation of the real  … Continue reading

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World Health Organization Raises Threat Level to Phase 5

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 The World Health Organization (WHO) today raised the pandemic threat level to Phase 5 meaning the world is at imminent risk of a pandemic outbreak from the H1N1 swine flu. Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan said: “I … Continue reading

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