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Archive for the 'Swine Flu' Category

Swine Flu Deaths Higher Than Estimated

by @ Thursday, November 12th, 2009. Filed under Health, In The News, Swine Flu

We’ve reached 4,000: ATLANTA – Federal health officials now say that 4,000 or more Americans likely have died from swine flu — about four times the estimate they’ve been using. The new, higher figure was first reported by The New York Times. It includes deaths caused by complications related to swine flu, including pneumonia and […]

H1N1 Now Dominant Flu Virus

by @ Thursday, November 5th, 2009. Filed under Health, Swine Flu

We have a winner: CNN) — The H1N1 virus has now become the dominant influenza virus around the globe, with high levels and an increase of activity in many regions, the World Health Organization said Thursday. In a weekly update, the WHO’s point person on the H1N1 virus, Dr. Keiji Fukuda, also warned the public […]

Ron Paul On The H1N1 Emergency Declaration

by @ Wednesday, October 28th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Health, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul, Swine Flu

On Sunday, President Obama declared a State of Emergency in connection with the distribution of vaccine for the H1N1 virus. Ron Paul has his own thoughts about the situation:

Obama Declares National Emergency Over H1N1 Virus

by @ Sunday, October 25th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Health, In The News, Politics, Swine Flu

We were greeted this morning by the news that President Obama had declared a national emergency in connection with the H1N1 virus: President Obama has declared H1N1 swine flu a national emergency, clearing the way for his health chief to give hospitals wider leeway in how they handle a possible surge of new patients, administration […]

New York Judge Halts Mandatory Vaccinations For Health Care Workers

by @ Friday, October 16th, 2009. Filed under Health, In The News, Legal, Swine Flu

A state judge in New York has stopped the state from forcing all health care workers to receive the H1N1 vaccine: NEW YORK (CBS) ― Health care workers in New York will no longer be forced to get the H1N1 swine flu vaccine, CBS 2 has learned. A state Supreme Court judge issued a restraining […]

HHS Secretary: Americans “Must” Get H1N1 Flu Vaccine

by @ Wednesday, October 7th, 2009. Filed under Health, Swine Flu

The great Swine Flu vaccine propaganda campaign has begun: WASHINGTON – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appealed anew Wednesday for widespread inoculation against a surging swine flu threat, calling the vaccine “safe and secure.” Sebelius unconditionally vouched for the safety of the vaccine, saying it “has been made exactly the same way seasonal […]

Health Workers Protest Mandatory H1N1 Vaccination Rules

by @ Monday, October 5th, 2009. Filed under Health, Individual Liberty, Swine Flu

Across the country, health care workers in the public and private sector as speaking out against requirements that the get the H1N1 flu vaccination: (CBS) The first doses of the H1N1 vaccine are expected to be released this week. While that is bringing relief to some Americans, it’s also helping to ignite a controversy for […]

New Jersey Parents Protest Mandatory Flu Vaccine For Pre-School

by @ Thursday, October 1st, 2009. Filed under Health, Individual Liberty, Swine Flu

Some parents in New Jersey are strongly opposing a New Jersey law that requires them to vaccinate their children for the flu: MORRISTOWN, New Jersey (CNN) — Since the beginning of the year the family clinic at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey has seen an influx of young children coming in for flu shots. […]

Judge Napolitano On Massachusetts H1N1 Mandatory Vaccination Law

by @ Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009. Filed under Health, Individual Liberty, Politics, Privacy, Swine Flu

If this is an accurate representation of what Massachusetts is considering, it’s pretty damn scary:

Swine Flu No More Dangerous Than Regular Flu

by @ Thursday, September 17th, 2009. Filed under Health, Swine Flu

It’s beginning to look like there’s little reason to panic over H1N1: WASHINGTON – The death rate from the pandemic H1N1 swine flu is likely lower than earlier estimates, an expert in infectious diseases said on Wednesday. New estimates suggest that the death rate compares to a moderate year of seasonal influenza, said Dr. Marc […]

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