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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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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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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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