Is H1N1 Genetically Engineered?

April 29, 2009 by Terri  
Filed under General Interest

As conspiracy theories go, the one surrounding the HINI (swine flu) does seem highly probable. The H1N1 contains viral code fragments from the Asian Swine Flu, Swine flu from Europe, Bird flu from North America, and human influenza. All of these are found in the current strain of Swine flu. Statistically, the chances of this strain of flu occurring naturally on its own are very remote. Read more

Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu

April 27, 2009 by Terri  
Filed under Flu, General Interest

What’s the best way to avoid the flu? Aside from common sense hygiene practices, your best first line of defense is to build a healthy immune system.  At its core level, our immune system is designed to do two things: recognize harmful viruses, bacteria, and parasites that enter the body, and then destroy them. At least that’s the way it works if your immune system is working properly. Read more

Swine Flu: The Next Pandemic?

April 25, 2009 by Terri  
Filed under Flu

As of this post, as many as 60 people in Mexico have died from swine flu, and possibly as many as 1,000 people in both the U.S. (in the U.S.: California; 7, Texas; 2, Kansas; 2, and possibly 9 in New York) and Mexico have been affected. The WHO (World Health Organization) said today that this flu has “pandemic potential,” and that it may be too late to contain the outbreak. There have been about 3 influenza pandemics during the last 300 years: Read more