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My cousin is in the hospital w/H1N1...

and pnuemonia. He is on a ventilator and induced coma. What are the chances he is going to get better? He is 28 years old, smoker with a history of asthma. Please pray for him....


Asked by mamaada at 10:11 AM on Nov. 18, 2009 in Health

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  • I'm so sorry. The mortality rate once someone is put on a vent is 30%-50%. Here is a news article with a video.


    Answer by Gailll at 10:15 AM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • Thank you for sharing that Gailll...I'm shocked and sad at the same time. Never thought this stupid swine flu would hit so close to home.

    Answer by mamaada at 10:22 AM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • he has a higher chance then what she is saying. They put him on the vent bc THEY put him in the coma If there were any other reason other then THEM doing it then i would say 30-50 percent.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:36 AM on Nov. 18, 2009