Tag Archive for Bird Flu

July 26, 2006

GlaxoSmithKline Has Bird Flu Vaccine

It looks like GlaxoSmithKline has done it; the company announced that it has developed an effective vaccine against Bird Flu (H5N1): BBC—UK drugs firm GlaxoSmithKline believes it has developed a vaccine for the H5N1 deadly strain of bird flu that may be capable of being mass produced by 2007. …

April 26, 2006

Bird Flu: A Hidden Agenda

Dr. Mercola comments today about a story that ran in USA Today recently: Mercola.com—There may be a hidden agenda behind the avian flu epidemic, besides pushing needless and potentially harmful drugs that don’t work anyway, according to this awesome front-page article in this morning’s USA Today. A CDC plan would empower airlines and cruise ship […]

March 13, 2006

Bird Flu On The Way—Stock Up On Canned Tuna And Dried Milk

In a speech given over the weekend, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt advised Americans to begin stocking up on canned tuna and powdered milk: ABC News—In a remarkable speech over the weekend, Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt recommended that Americans start storing canned tuna and powdered milk under their […]

December 31, 2005

Kimchi Cure For Bird-Flu?

Is kimchi a cure for bird-flu? Kang Sa-Ouk of Seoul National University believes so: Washington Post—Blame it on the Internet, the anxiety of life in the 21st century, or a volatile combination of the two, but publication of a minor study by a South Korean academic last spring has apparently triggered a minor run on […]

December 5, 2005

No Wonder Bird Flu Is Spreading

A friend sent us an interesting link this morning. The link pulls up a story on Anh Duong.net that purports to show Chinese picking up dead chickens. The carcasses are allegedly cleaned and resold. It isn’t clear if the chickens died of bird flu. Warning: If you have a weak stomach you may want to […]

December 4, 2005

Tamiflu Ineffective Against Bird Flu

A Vietnamese physician has determined that Tamiflu is ineffective against bird flu (H5N1): WND—After treating 41 victims of H5N1, the deadly form of the bird flu virus, a Vietnamese doctor has concluded Tamiflu, the drug most widely stockpiled around the world to combat a feared pandemic, is “useless.” . . .

October 18, 2005

Bird Flu—A Hoax?

Dr. Mercola says the Avian Flu epidemic scare is a hoax: Mercola—”If you have been viewing the media you must have seen the scare the media and the president are seeking to orchestrate on you and the public. According to a draft of the government’s plan to fight a potentially cataclysmic pandemic this new avian […]

October 4, 2005

Bird Flu Pandemic: Bush Might Use Military To Quarantine Affected Regions

In response to a reporter’s question, President Bush confirmed today that he would consider using the military to quarantine regions affected by Bird Flu: White House—Q Mr. President, you’ve been thinking a lot about pandemic flu and the risks in the United States if that should occur. I was wondering, Secretary Leavitt has said that […]