anyone had h1n1 or the swine flu, yet?

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    H1N1 'swine' flu has infected an estimated 1 million in U.S. - Los Angeles Times

    At least 1 million Americans have now contracted the novel H1N1 influenza, according to mathematical models prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, while data from the field indicates that the virus is continuing to spread even though the normal flu season is over and that an increasing proportion of victims are being hospitalized.
     
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    my boy had a "Type A Influenza" over memorial day week. They didn't diagnose beyond that, but H1N1 is a type A, so probably....

    Thank heaven for tamiflu.... and for my friend the pharmacist who tracked it down for me.
     
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    Trying not to. My operation is closed until further notice.
     
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    That seems extreme, no?
     
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    No ..
     
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    Only a million ... sheesh, some pandemic there. Does that mean we can now call the common cold a pandemic to?
     
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    2 or 3 times I think but never felt the need to mention it until you asked.
     
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    My cousin's daughter (6 yr) got it! They treated her with medicine and she got over it! It was surreal, because you heard about the seriousness of it, yet she got over it rather quickly with medicine and was fine in two weeks!
     
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    The "seriousness" was just an exaggeration to con us out of more funding for certain groups. They need these "epidemics" once in a while or risk more people seeing what con artists the medical organizations really are.
     
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    Five dead so far here in Australia. Folks around the world have got it, some in very isolated areas - it's a pandemic alright.
     

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