Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Opinion: Enough with Swine Flu

I am so tired of hearing about swine flu or the H1N1 virus that I debated even posting this. There is a lot of scaremongering going on about swine flu. I think back to avian flu, SARS and others. The reality is that all of these including swine flu need to be looked at in the reality of what they are.

So far, more people die per year from regular flu viruses in comparison to these sensationalist viruses. The version in Canada is the same as in Mexico which, would indicate that it is not mutating into something more deadly. Many of the people who die from these viruses are due to other having other healthy complications or not getting healthcare soon enough.

We as a society need to get out of a crisis mentality. We need a proactive mentality about health, the environment and the economy.

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Blogger Cheif_Red said...

The Bird, The Pig, The Cow, Its All Connected too worngfully connected too contaminated water and dumpping of toxic wastes in some of are native waters, and are animals drink from these and carry the sickness on too other animals and it explodes from there and, where here too find a cure before it becomes a pandemic, and wipes out some of are people. thats my reason for these flu's

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