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WHY ALL THE HYPE? World Health Organization Influenza A(H1N1) Update Reveals Only 10 Deaths Worldwide.

The Imaginary Flu: Only 1 dead in the United States and 9 in Mexico. The people who are dying are comprised heath wise anyway.

WHO Influenza A(H1N1) – update 8.1

1 May 2009 — The situation continues to evolve. As of 23:30 GMT, 1 May 2009, 13 countries have officially reported 367 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection.

The United States Government has reported 141 laboratory confirmed human cases, including one death. Mexico has reported 156 confirmed human cases of infection, including nine deaths.

The following countries have reported laboratory confirmed cases with no deaths – Austria (1), Canada (34), China, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region (1), Denmark (1), Germany (4), Israel (2), Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Spain (13), Switzerland (1) and the United Kingdom (8).

Further information on the situation will be available on the WHO website on a regular basis.

WHO advises no restriction of regular travel or closure of borders. It is considered prudent for people who are ill to delay international travel and for people developing symptoms following international travel to seek medical attention, in line with guidance from national authorities.

There is also no risk of infection from this virus from consumption of well-cooked pork and pork products. Individuals are advised to wash hands thoroughly with soap and water on a regular basis and should seek medical attention if they develop any symptoms of influenza-like illness.

Related WHO links

Influenza A(H1N1) web site
Daily updates will be posted on this site.

Texas Doctor Claims Swine Flu Cases Far Worse Than Reported, Level 6 Pandemic In Effect

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Up to 25 times more victims than official figure, hospitals overwhelmed, virus already at level 6 pandemic phase

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Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com
Thursday, April 30, 2009

A doctor in Texas claims that swine flu cases are at least ten times worse than officials are letting on, and that hospitals are becoming overwhelmed as the virus has already crossed the threshold to be considered a phase 6 global pandemic.

Dr. Marcus Gitterle, an emergency medicine physician based out of New Braunfels, Texas, sent out an internal alert which contains several stunning claims about swine flu that, if true, officials have presumably sought to keep from the public.

“After I returned from a public health meeting yesterday with community leaders and school officials in Comal County and Hays County, (name removed) suggested I send an update to my patients in the area, because what we are hearing privately from the CDC and Health Department is different from what you are hearing in the media,” writes Gitterle.

The doctor claims that the actual number of confirmed cases of swine flu is 10 to 25 times worse than has been reported, and that people are not recovering easily, as has been claimed, but that many Americans are in fact seriously ill.

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“The way they fudge on reporting this is that it takes 3 days to get the confirmatory nod from the CDC on a given viral culture, but based on epidemiological grounds, we know that there are more than 10 cases for each “confirmed” case right now,” claims Gitterle.

“This has not been in the media, but a 23 month old in Houston is fighting for his life, and a pregnant woman just south of San Antonio is fighting for her life,” he writes.

Gitterle’s mention of a “23 month old in Houston” obviously refers to the Mexican toddler who died on Monday night and was announced as the first U.S. fatality on Tuesday morning.

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Quick access to drugs like Tamiflu and Relenza, as well as ventilators, is preventing fatalities on the scale of Mexico, but Gitterle warns that “within a couple of weeks, regional hospitals will likely become overwhelmed”.

Gitterle warns, “ER’s south of here are becoming overwhelmed — and I mean that — already. It is coming in waves, but the waves are getting bigger.”

The doctor states that the severity of the situation has already crossed the threshold of the definition of a WHO phase 6 pandemic. “This has not happened in any of our lifetimes so far. We are in uncharted territory,” he writes.

Gitterle claims that President Obama is being advised to declare a national emergency and that this could happen within the next 48 hours.

“This may not happen, but if it doesn’t, I will be surprised. When this happens, all public gathering will be cancelled for 10 days minimum,” writes the doctor.

Gitterle advises people to avoid all public gatherings, especially those held indoors, to avoid going to their ER if they feel ill, and to take the nutritional supplements N-Acetyl-Cysteine and Oscillococinum. He recommends Relenza as a more powerful drug than Tamiflu but warns that supplies of both drugs are running out fast.

The doctor states that swine flu is infectious for about two days prior to symptom onset and that the virus can spread for more than seven days after symptom onset. The symptoms are the same as normal flu, although it has been discovered that swine flu causes a distinctive “hoarseness” in many victims.

“Since it is such a novel (new) virus, there is no “herd immunity,” so the “attack rate” is very high. This is the percentage of people who come down with a virus if exposed. Almost everyone who is exposed to this virus will become infected, though not all will be symptomatic. That is much higher than seasonal flu, which averages 10-15%. The “clinical attack rate” estimation from CDC and WHO may be around 40-50%. This is the number of people who show symptoms. This is a huge number. It is hard to convey the seriousness of this to those outside of the medical fields,” he writes.

For more great articles and to listen to the Alex Jones radio show for updates, go here.

Dr Horowitz: Mexican”Swine” Flu Made in Lab

In this special report at YouTube, medical researcher Dr Leonard horowitz2Horowitz says that the evidence the Mexican “swine” flu was created in a laboratory and released deliberately is undeniable.  Link to the text related to this here.

Author of Emerging Viruses: AIDS And Ebola: Nature, Accident or Intentional?, Horowitz says the swine-bird-human flu strain,  reported to be found first in Mexico in late-March 2009, could have only come from Dr James S. Robertson and his colleagues in association with the US Centre for Disease Control and vaccine manufacturer Novavax, Inc,  which was ready to profit from the release he says.   Nobody else takes H5N1 Asian-flu infected chickens, takes them to Europe, extracts their DNA, combines their proteins with H1N1 viruses from the 1918 Spanish flu isolate, additionally mixes in some swine-flu genes from pigs, then reverse engineers them to infect humans, he said.

A report in Medical News Today revealed that Novavax was working on a vaccine for an avian flu pandemic in 2005 and an article at News-Medical.net mentioned they began human clinical testing of a pandemic flu vaccine in August 2007.   Also, in a news release dated the 14th of April 2009, shortly after the first reported case of “swine flu”, their vaccine was being touted as being able to protect against the “highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza strain.”  Stated the Vice President of Vaccine Development for Novavax in this report, the vaccine  “has significant implications for both pre-pandemic and pandemic preparedness.”

Dr Mercola: Critical Alert: The Swine Flu Pandemic – Fact or Fiction? (AA)

Critical Alert: The Swine Flu Pandemic – Fact or Fiction? (AA)

By Dr. Mercola

American health officials declared a public health emergency as cases of swine flu were confirmed in the U.S. Health officials across the world fear this could be the leading edge of a global pandemic emerging from Mexico, where seven people are confirmed dead as a result of the new virus.

On Monday April 27th, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised its pandemic alert level to four on its six-level threat scale,1 which means they’ve determined that the virus is capable of human-to-human transmission.

swine fluThe number of fatalities, and suspected and confirmed cases across the world change depending on the source, so your best bet — if you want the latest numbers — is to use Google Maps’ Swine Flu Tracker.

Several nations have imposed travel bans, or made plans to quarantine air travelers2 that present symptoms of the swine flu, such as:

  • Fever of more than 100
  • Coughing
  • Runny nose and/or sore throat
  • Joint aches
  • Severe headache
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Lethargy
  • Lack of appetite

Top global flu experts are trying to predict how dangerous the new swine flu strain will be, as it became clear that they had little information about Mexico’s outbreak. It is as yet unclear how many cases occurred in the month or so before the outbreak was detected. It’s also unknown whether the virus was mutating to be more lethal, or less.

Is This the Pandemic Health Officials Have Been Waiting for?

Folks, you can expect to see a lot of panic over this in the near future.  But I wouldn’t be too hasty — this isn’t the first time the public has been warned about swine flu. The last time was in 1976, right before I entered medical school and I remember it very clearly. It resulted in the massive swine flu vaccine campaign.

Do you happen to recall the result of this massive campaign?

Within a few months, claims totaling $1.3 billion had been filed by victims who had suffered paralysis from the vaccine. The vaccine was also blamed for 25 deaths.

However, several hundred people developed crippling Guillain-Barré Syndrome after they were injected with the swine flu vaccine. Even healthy 20-year-olds ended up as paraplegics.

And the swine flu pandemic itself? It never materialized.

More People Died From the Swine Flu Vaccine than Swine Flu!

It is very difficult to forecast a pandemic, and a rash response can be extremely damaging.

As of Monday April 27, the worldwide total number of confirmed cases was 82, according to WHO, which included 40 cases in the U.S., confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control.  But does that truly warrant the feverish news headlines?

To put things into perspective, malaria kills 3,000 people EVERY DAY, and it’s considered “a health problem”…  But of course, there are no fancy vaccines for malaria that can rake in billions of dollars in a short amount of time.

One Australian news source,3 for example, states that even a mild swine flu epidemic could lead to the deaths of 1.4 million people and would reduce economic growth by nearly $5 trillion dollars.

Give me a break, if this doesn’t sound like the outlandish cries of the pandemic bird-flu I don’t know what does. Do you remember when President Bush said two million Americans would die as a result of the bird flu?

In 2005, in 2006, 2007, and again in 2008, those fears were exposed as little more than a cruel hoax, designed to instill fear, and line the pocketbooks of various individuals and industry. I became so convinced by the evidence AGAINST the possibility of a bird flu pandemic that I wrote a New York Times bestselling book, The Bird Flu Hoax, all about the massive fraud involved with the epidemic that never happened..

For the rest of the article from Mercola.com, go here.

New World Order Researcher Alan Watt Comments On The “Crisis Creation”

Researcher and author Alan Watt of CuttingthroughtheMatrix.com, says he believes that the swine flu scare is likely essentially hype in order  to “stampede the herd,” in order to make us more reliant on government’s “experts.”
If it is really WHO Level 4, why are countries and regions not being quarantined, as they would be if there was a ‘real’ pandemic?

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Alan Watt “Cutting Through The Matrix” on RBN (ads removed):
Supervising Stampedes in Age of Crisis Creation:
“Welcome to the Century of Crisis Creation,
Demolishing Old Ways, Bringing Frustration,
Silent Consent, All Rights Receding,
Recall of Rights Like Some Dream Fleeting,
Stampeding Herds Guided to Trap,
Using Darwin’s Dictum, ‘Learn to Adapt,’
From New Norm to New Norm, We Upgrade,
‘Til We’re Interdependent, Alone, Afraid,
Almost There, Point We Arrive,
Dependent on State for Means to Survive”
***Dialogue Copyrighted Alan Watt – April 27, 2009 (Exempting Music, Literary Quotes, and Callers’ Comments)

You can access this interesting show and related links here.


US military called in to fight swine flu

The US military is ordered to place the contagion of swine flu under close observation with the disease having reportedly afflicted 40 people in the country.

“The US military is monitoring the situation closely,” Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman was quoted by AFP as saying on Monday.

The Defense Department was “monitoring the health of the force to make sure we’re taking the necessary precautions to be able to preserve the fighting force,” he added.

The World Health Organization has so far confirmed 73 cases of the viral disease worldwide.

Later in the day, a recent Spanish visitor to Mexico was declared the most recent to have contracted the flu. Three suspected sufferers have also been reported in Germany, further alerting the European health authorities.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, warned that the State Department might prevent ‘non-essential’ trips to Mexico where the first case of the disease was detected, FOXNews reported.

For the rest of the article, go to Presstv here.