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100% CONFIRMED PNEUMONIC FLU EPIDEMIC IN UKRAINE

http://www.kavkazcenter.com/eng/content/2009/11/02/11155.shtml

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:57 PM on Nov. 5, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • http://preventdisease.com/news/09/110409_ukraine_plague_flu_strain_more_lethal_H1N1.shtml
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:00 PM on Nov. 5, 2009

  • Wasn't there just an outbreak of this in China too?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:05 PM on Nov. 5, 2009

  • The world is coming to an end!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Nov. 5, 2009

  • Ok anon 11. Do you even know what this is? Perhaps you should look it up before being sarcastic. STUPID PEOPLE IRRITATE ME.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:21 PM on Nov. 5, 2009

  • Stupid people are all over this site anon. Scary that these morons are raising the next generation huh?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:40 PM on Nov. 5, 2009

  • Pneumonic plague is a very aggressive infection requiring early treatment. To reduce the risk of death, antibiotics must be given within 24 hours of first symptoms. Streptomycin, gentamicin, tetracyclines, and chloramphenicol are all effective against pneumonic plague.

    Antibiotic treatment for seven days will protect people who have had direct, close contact with infected patients. Wearing a close-fitting surgical mask also protects against infection.

    Also there have been 6 reported outbreaks since 2001. 98% of cases have been reported in Africa.

    Without treatment, the mortality rate from pneumonic plague approaches 100%
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:58 PM on Nov. 5, 2009

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