Swine Flu…update

I told you I was going to be keeping an eye on this..When we left off it was looking pretty bad…

Umm, is there something they’re not telling us?

Old underground burial chambers in a Devon city could be used to store the bodies of swine flu victims if the outbreak worsens, a council has said.

the full story..


and from today on our side of the pond..


Military planning for

possible H1N1 outbreak

WASHINGTON (CNN)The U.S. military wants to establish regional teams of military personnel to assist civilian authorities in the event of a significant outbreak of the H1N1 virus this fall, according to Defense Department officials.

The full story..


Just what the hell is going on here?


Now, it’s looking just a little but worse…For whatever reason, this is really sort of scary if you think out it.

National Guard drill at high school to prepare for possible H1N1 riot

PARIS — Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School will be the site of a National Guard riot control drill Thursday morning to prepare in the event of a panic over distribution of serum to treat the swine flu.

The school on Route 26 at the Paris-Norway town line has been designated by state officials as a distribution site for the H1N1 flu vaccine. The drill is to prepare for a worst-case scenario should the serum have to be transported from Augusta and people rush to get it.

The part that bothers me is this seemingly innocuous sentence

During the April conference, concerns were raised about a possible out-of-control rush on the serum,

What do they know? Why would there be an ‘out of control rush’ on the serum? There is only 176 residents of the entire state of Maine with H1N1.. what makes them think there would be any kind of rush, especially an out of control one that the National Guard  has to ‘drill’ for?

Combine this story with the others from earlier and this is getting very creepy. The potential for this flu season is almost.. not quite but almost the ‘Perfect Storm’ of viruses. You have the H1N1 which attacks not the weak,elderly and young… but seemingly healthy 18-30 year olds, and it doesn’t just make them sick.. it shuts down their entire system, killing them. Then you have the ‘regular’ strains of flu that we see every year which does attack the weak,elderly and young..those combination’s  alone could spell disaster, but add in a freakishly cold winter.. where more people are staying indoors huddled together, increasing the likelihood of spreading both strains exponentially and I have to ask; Could we be looking at a repeat of the 1918 flu season?

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