1. ShadowMan

    CRISIS What about the "Little People?"

    All this talk about corporate losses, stocks and bond markets, cruise lines, Airlines, etc., etc., but seriously, what about the "Little People", not short people or midgets, but what about the hourly wage earners, small businesses, contractors and such that don't have monetary cushions, or...
  2. bev

    HEALTH Flu Map

    Given that the flu is now widespread across much of the US, I thought I’d post the latest flu map. This is a bad one. :( https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/usmap.htm
  3. Jubilee on Earth

    HEALTH Help! Need your tricks to calm vomiting...

    My hubby and I took a nice little trip to Orlando two weeks ago to escape the polar vortex. Not my first choice, but I had a work conference there anyway. He’s still out of town on business, but I have a nasty virus. Didn’t matter how much we washed our hands and used hand sanitizer. I still...
  4. Suzieq

    PRYR RQST Please Pray for Granddaughter with Type-A Flu

    My granddaughter (Addyson) woke up Monday morning with a high fever. My daughter took Addyson to see a doctor. She tested positive for Type A-Flu. Her fever last night got up to 103. My daughter got her fever down, with ice chips and Tylenol. Today Addyson got a red rash on the top of her...
  5. D

    Flu Sepsis, Flu and Cytokine Storms

  6. D


    H/T to Padre Peter for the link to this list. The blog post which prompted the link is coming up... ================================ http://raconteurreport.blogspot.com/2018/01/psa-flu-2018.html Tuesday, January 2, 2018 PSA: Flu 2018 - Updated Thirty-six states report influenza activity as...
  7. Melodi

    HEALTH New flu pandemic thread (replaces NHS swamped thread)

    LOCAL CALIFORNIA Severe flu brings medicine shortages, packed ERs and a rising death toll in California st josephAdriana Gudinoperez, of Garden Grove, a patient with flu symptoms, looks at a nurse after being given ibuprofen in the emergency room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange on Friday...
  8. Melodi

    HEALTH Hazmat Suits and 500 Shelter cats in NY (Cat Flu update)

    I know some people are going to wonder why all the cats were not just put down but it is probably because this flu has a very low mortality rate in cats; and it is rarely transmitted to people (one vet caught it again it is mild) but this probably is good practice towards containing other...
  9. Suzieq

    HEALTH Latest Updates on Avian H5N2 bird flu in US

    Where it stands: The avian flu outbreak in Minnesota Last update: May 29, 2015 | Editor's note: This story was first published on April 8, 2015. We will continue to update it as the outbreak spreads. An outbreak of avian flu sweeping through the western half of the United States has hit...
  10. H

    ALERT Chicago: Dog owners warned about surge in canine flu cases

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.wrex.com/story/28721968/2015/04/04/dog-owners-warned-about-surge-in-canine-flu-cases Dog owners warned about surge in canine flu cases Posted: Apr 04, 2015 2:22 PM PDT Officials are cautioning dog owners that a recent...
  11. B

    HEALTH Influenza and Influenza-like-illness activity is now an epidemic; how bad will it be?

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/militaryintelligence/2015/01/02/flu-season-update-as-year-ends/21077975/ Flu outbreak is now an epidemic; how bad will it be? The flu is now so widespread across the USA that it's officially considered an epidemic by the Centers for Disease Control and...
  12. Kathy in WV

    HEALTH Want To Tincture Japanese Knotweed for Flu Use

    Does anybody here know which parts of the plant are tinctured? What is the ratio of plant matter to menstruum? Dosage? Thank you in advance!
  13. M

    HEALTH Microneedles for flu shots, and....what else?

    This article is about 'legitimate use', but I say these microneedles pose another threat to us. Think you're going to refuse the RFID or the genetically engineered disease-of-the-month-club by simply not going in to get your shots? Well, maybe they'll just stick them on door knobs, shopping...
  14. N

    HEALTH Delhi Swine Flu Cases: 2010

    11 children among 26 new swine flu cases in Delhi 2010-01-02 19:40:00 At least 26 people, including 11 children, were detected with swine flu in Delhi Saturday, health authorities said. 'We have 26 new swine flu cases of which 11 are children,' Anjana Prakash, the capital's deputy nodal...
  15. rodeorector

    BRKG Woohoo, it's over! Swine flu fears ease....

    Swine flu fears ease — for now at least updated 9:27 p.m. CT, Fri., May 1, 2009 The swine flu outbreak that has alarmed the world for a week now appears less ominous, with the virus showing little staying power in the hardest-hit cities and scientists suggesting it lacks the genetic fortitude...
  16. N

    HEALTH Swine Flu: 4/30/09: NJ and Delaware cases

    Link: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/20090430_Nine_cases_of_swine_flu_confirmed_in_N_J___Del_.html Posted on Thu, Apr. 30, 2009 Nine cases of swine flu confirmed in N.J., Del. By Susan Snyder INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Five cases of swine flu have been confirmed in New Jersey and...
  17. W

    CRISIS State by State check in Started Yet?

    Has a state by state flu info been started here yet? In Michigan, so far I have read that there have been 3 cases of flu reported. (Livingston, Ottowa, Kent Co.) The info sites from the gov't don't seem to be very updated.
  18. N

    HEALTH Real Time Swine Flu Reports from Around the World: NY Times

    Click here for a lot of first hand observations from Mexico and elsewhere. They are encouraging photo and video submissions as well. Great info. Link: http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/04/27/a-call-for-eyewitness-accounts-of-the-swine-flu-outbreak/
  19. P

    ALERT Swine Flu Case Confirmed at Orlando/DISNEY

    From Drudge..........WOW. Swine Flu Case Confirmed In Orlando Posted: 10:41 am EDT April 28, 2009Updated: 11:04 am EDT April 28, 2009 ORLANDO, Fla. -- Eyewitness News has learned of Orlando's first confirmed case of swine flu. According to the chief medical officer for Adventist Health...
  20. BertaBurtonLake

    HEALTH Do You Know Your States' Pandemic Plan?

  21. Hfcomms

    HEALTH MI Members Pandemic Flu Documentation

    In case of a pandemic flu event in Michigan these 3 files provide critical information for plans the public health authorites in the state have. michplan...Is a summary of the pandemic emergency response plan. mipancode...Public health code dealing with health emergencies miplanlaw...Summary...
  22. Sky

    ALERT Comprehensive Flu Thread, Latest reports, States, Countries, Closings.

    Please delete if already posted April 23, 2009 The Public Health Agency of Canada has told quarantine services to be on alert for travelers returning from Mexico after a number of severe respiratory illnesses (SRI) were reported in some regions of the country. PHAC, in an April 20 report...