Oink Oink !

16 Nov 2009

Hello my fellow flu spreaders 😉

Even the Americans are starting to wake up (the Aussies are still asleep) about the Swine Flu scare and its lack of a scientific basis:


“But what if everything we think we know about fighting influenza is wrong? What if flu vaccines do not protect people from dying—particularly the elderly, who account for 90 percent of deaths from seasonal flu? And what if the expensive antiviral drugs that the government has stockpiled over the past few years also have little, if any, power to reduce the number of people who die or are hospitalized? The U.S. government—with the support of leaders in the public-health and medical communities—has put its faith in the power of vaccines and antiviral drugs to limit the spread and lethality of swine flu. Other plans to contain the pandemic seem anemic by comparison. Yet some top flu researchers are deeply skeptical of both flu vaccines and antivirals.”

“Does the Vaccine Matter ?”
“… unless we are willing to ask fundamental questions about the science behind flu vaccines and antiviral drugs, we could find ourselves, in a bad epidemic, as helpless as the citizens of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.”

Does the Vaccine Matter? Shannon Brownlee on Democracy Now! (part 1 of 2)
Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer
Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer
Have a good weekend and stay skeptical!
Best regards,
“Put more pork on your fork” Brady

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