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Ok, this swine flu is hitting too close to home now.

My sister just called to say that her daughter's best friend's boyfriend just died. He had symptoms of H1N1 and underlying medical conditions. We won't have confirmation for a while until further tests are done. This was completely out of the blue. If he was sick at all he was NOT very symptomatic. Meaning he didn't show symptoms of a high fever or anything.
Will you please pray for his family? Thank you. He was 26. I don't know his name yet.

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SusieD250

Asked by SusieD250 at 4:12 PM on Oct. 22, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • First of all, calm down it isn't even confirmed to have been h1n1 yet.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:12 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • No, but I did fail to mention she did have swine flu and *that* was confirmed. That is why my concern.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 4:14 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • So sad 26 yrs old..yes I will pray for the family


    Last I heard my county was claiming 140 or so cases of swine flu we have had..I am not sure about any deaths ..one of my oldest sons friends just got it it he was laid up in bed for almost 3 weeks.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 4:14 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • oh sheesh

    *just got over it*
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 4:16 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • He had symptoms of H1N1 and underlying medical conditions.


     


    The CDC indicated that this would affect the very young, the very old, AND those with compromised immune systems and/or medical conditions.  As sad as this situation is, it really isn't completely out of the blue.


     


    On my kids' school bus there have been 2 confirmed cases of h1n1 and 4 others who have become ill--though not yet confirmed....my children--perfectly fine--likeky because they are otherwise in perfect health.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:21 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • There are over 100 kids in my kids' school who have 'claimed' to have had it. My youngest is asleep now with a fever. I don't know if it's H1N1, but I am treating it as such. The hospitals say, don't come in. just treat the symptoms unless the fever doesn't go away after a few days... That's what we are doing.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 4:27 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Please keep your "it's just the flu" attitude to yourself. I know it is a complication of other things and this flu is a lot more dangerous then you think.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 4:28 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Sorry grly I was responding to the anon poster. I hope your child is well soon.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 4:29 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Two more pregnant women die of the swine flu.

    http://www.abc15.com/content/news/swineflu/story/2-pregnant-Valley-women-die-after-swine-flu/lY09Mi4Y7EmE286GA0OTKA.cspx

    In North Carolina 18 people have died due to the flu since September 27.

    http://www.witn.com/news/headlines/65451127.html#

    Swine flu victim's muscles MELTED.

    http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,26247834-2702,00.html

    Spokane has 550 people in the hospital with flu symptoms and another 200 trying to get in!

    http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2009/oct/22/swine-flu-spreads/?print-friendly

    I could go on all day.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 4:34 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • no worries Susie. Anons are rude.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 4:35 PM on Oct. 22, 2009

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