April 25th, 201001015It is one year since we first heard of swine flu.This mild illness has been mismanaged from day one.Recent developments with reactions to the vaccine suggest that we are reaching a stage where the "response" of the authorities may cause more harm than the illness.
March 31st, 20100931The focus on preventative health tends to be more about avoiding disease than about being healthy.Sometimes in trying to avoid one disease we may end up with another.The best way not to be sick is to be healthy
March 19th, 201011052Immunization generates much passion for and against.What really matters is whether they make a difference.Those that do are worth continuing.Those that do not are not worth continuing. Vaccines need to be assessed in the same way as any other pharmaceutical.
February 24th, 20101948Swine flu or H1N1 continues to be a non event except in the minds of health authorities who will not accept that they got it wrong.There is a lot of unused vaccine on government shelves. Meanwhile there are simple things you can do to bolster your immune system and hence be less likely to get any viral illness.