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WHO Targets Hemorrhagic H1N1 Cases in Lviv Ukraine. Do you understand what this means????

We have a highly contagious flu that is going to blow up into a huge huge thing here.

The more severe manifestation of ARI cases are clearly hemorrhagic disease that fills lungs with blood and produces bleeding at all orifices, which are stark reminders of 1918 pandemic cases which were also linked to a swine H1N1.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:35 PM on Nov. 3, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • welp, crap. this is not good. not good at all. i have managed to not be scared of H1N1 so far...but this does put a spin on it.

    Answer by ivelostmyself at 12:44 AM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • Rumors and media reports?  Not all ARI cases are also H1N1 cases ~ nor is there much proof of which is which because they aren't even testing in most instances.  It is 'assumed' that the majority of flu cases are H1N1.  In most cases they are just 'assuming' that people even have the flu without even bothering to test them!  Personally, I think that's ridiculous, particularly if anyone actually wants accurate numbers. 

    ARI ~ acute respiratory illness ~ covers a HUGE range of diseases (and is the most common form of respiratory illness globally) including the common cold, bronchitis, and pneumonia.  A very few are hemorrhagic but most are NOT.  It's just as likely that one of the hemorrhagic fevers is making the rounds.  Having either one increases the chance of getting the other.

    Just looking up the definition of ARI would show you how badly the media mangles medical facts in favor of 'hype'.

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 1:04 AM on Nov. 4, 2009

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