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William Schaffner, an influenza expert at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who advises federal health officials, was quoted as saying by The Washington Post. "We are potentially looking at a very big mess,"

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Asked by venkatesaldevarajan, 11 Aug '09 07:01 am
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Many experts suspect the second wave could be more severe than an average flu season, which hospitalizes an estimated 200,000 Americans and contributes to 36,000 deaths. Because the virus is new, most people are not immune to it. "This epidemic will transmit faster than usual, because the population is more susceptible,""It's fair to say there will be tens of millions of illnesses and hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths. That's not atypical. It just depends on how many tens of thousands."
Perhaps more important, in every country where the virus has spread, it has continued to affect children and young adults much more commonly than typical flu viruses. "In a pandemic where a greater fraction of illness and deaths occur in kids and young adults, that will be clearly noticeable to the public. There will be a sense that this is a greater severity of illness even if fewer people die overall," The number of cases could increase rapidly as soon as sch ...more
Answered by inquisitive, 11 Aug '09 07:47 am

 
  
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Hanji celeberities when take long breath also it is exploded by media like lalu getting admitted for some health ckeck up to lohia hospitol
Answered by Dinesh C S, 11 Aug '09 08:32 am

 
  
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Today, Yahoo has given the following piece for prevention of Swine flue: Let us circulate through this forum;Good day
Keep Swine Flu Away with Basic Precautions
Swine flu in India is spreading like wildfire, taking the toll to six. Officials say there are currently more than 800 cases of the H1N1 flu strain in India. Governments from all around the world are finding ways to combat this deadly disease. So what can you do to protect yourself? Stay calm and practice these 10 effective prevention tips.
1. Wash your hands frequently: Use the antibacterial soaps to cleanse your hands. Wash them often, at least 15 seconds and rinse with running water.
2. Get enough sleep: Try to get 8 hours of good sleep every night to keep your immune system in top flu-fighting shape.
3. Keep hydrated: Drink 8 to10 glasses of water each day to flush toxins from your system and maintain good moisture and mucous production in your sinuses.
4. Boost your immune system: Keeping your body strong, nourishe ...more
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 11 Aug '09 07:27 am

 
  
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