August 10th, 201221586With all the hysteria about influenza this year you would not think it could possible get worse? Well apparently it can and it will – even if we do not know when or where. And of course we are all just sitting ducks totally unprepared.
March 25th, 201112088Each year there is a push for people to be vaccinated against the flu.Last year there were major complications in children. Yet we do not really know if the flu shot is of any use to the vast majority of people.
November 19th, 201011201The saga of H1N1 has entered the next stage. Now that it is clearly apparent, even to the “experts” that there was a gross over reaction, the finger pointing has begun. Yet there is no accountability being shown by those who got it completely wrong at significant cost to the community.
April 25th, 201001063It 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.
February 24th, 20101999Swine 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.