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Flu Prompts Shutdowns in Mexico, Texas
April 30, 2009 – 11:08 pm | No Comment
Flu Prompts Shutdowns in Mexico, Texas

By LIZ ROBBINS
Published: April 30, 2009
The swine flu continues to spread slowly but surely, with 114 confirmed cases in 12 states on Thursday, up from 91 in 10 states on Wednesday. Many more states have …

CDC Recommends Tamiflu, Researchers Have Reservations
April 30, 2009 – 7:26 pm | One Comment
CDC Recommends Tamiflu, Researchers Have Reservations

The CDC recommends Tamiflu for prevention and treatment of swine flu, as they did with the avian flu several years ago. Yet at the height of the avian flu scare, European researchers conducted a review …

Tamiflu Linked to Abnormal Behaviour
April 30, 2009 – 7:12 pm | No Comment
Tamiflu Linked to Abnormal Behaviour

April 20, 2009
Examples of such behaviour include one child who started to hop after
taking the drug and another who tried to jump from a balcony.

Influenza patients between 10 and 17 who took Tamiflu were 54 …

WHO – 257 Confirmed Cases Worldwide, 7 Deaths, Human to Human Transmission
April 30, 2009 – 6:24 pm | No Comment
WHO – 257 Confirmed Cases Worldwide,  7 Deaths,  Human to Human Transmission

By FRANK JORDANS
April 30, 2009 – 4:37 PM
WHO has started distributing its stockpile of 2 million treatments of the antiviral drug Tamiflu to regional offices, which will decide where to send them next.

GENEVA – The …

Lawsuit Charges Baxter Used Dangerous Ingredients In Vaccines To Increase Profits
April 30, 2009 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
Lawsuit Charges Baxter Used Dangerous Ingredients In Vaccines To Increase Profits

Steve Watson
Thursday, April 30, 2009
A scandal dating from January 2008, that is continuing to unfold, raises more disturbing questions over the safety of U.S. pharmaceutical company Baxter International’s vaccines.
Last year Baxter recalled almost all of …

First Case Vector?
April 30, 2009 – 2:41 pm | No Comment
First Case Vector?

“But Lezana said the presence of Eurasian swine flu genes in the H1N1 virus makes it unlikely that the disease originated in a Mexican pig farm.”
By Robert Campbell
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The 39-year-old woman who …

Swine Flu Martial Law Bill Clears Massachusetts Senate
April 30, 2009 – 2:21 pm | No Comment
Swine Flu Martial Law Bill Clears Massachusetts Senate

April 29, 2009
It took corporate media swine flu hysteria to ram through a martial law bill in Massachusetts. S18 gives the Governor the power to authorize the deployment and use of force to distribute supplies …

FLASHBACK 2000 – Revealed: Full Scale of Vaccine Blunders
April 30, 2009 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
FLASHBACK 2000 – Revealed: Full Scale of Vaccine Blunders

US authorities horrified by conditions at factory in BSE-tainted polio drug scare
Martin Bright and Antony Barnett
Sunday 22 October 2000
The drug factory at the centre of the polio vaccine scandal has a history of contamination and …

What Do You Do with 26 Million Doses of Expired H5N1 Vaccines?
April 30, 2009 – 12:27 pm | No Comment
What Do You Do with 26 Million Doses of Expired H5N1 Vaccines?

April 30, 2009 – 11:06 am
Mark Broadworth
According to the Washington post Nov. 2nd 2005, ’President Bush yesterday asked Congress for $7.1 billion to help prepare the country for a global epidemic of influenza, telling a …

Preparing for the Next Influenza Pandemic
April 30, 2009 – 11:40 am | No Comment
Preparing for the Next Influenza Pandemic

May 2008
Roles and Responsibilities of Roche and Other Stakeholders
Executive Summary
The purpose of this document is to articulate in an open and transparent manner the
roles and responsibilities of Roche and other stakeholders during pre-pandemic and
pandemic time …