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Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby snuff » Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:55 pm

So 81 dead in Mexico with non-fatal cases confirmed in teh US and possibly NZ.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8019100.stm

So it's some kinda bird/swine flu that's now transfered to humans... that occurred naturally?

Sounds like it was cooked up in a lab if you ask me.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby niXon » Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:00 pm

Dad treated some of the kids from the NZ school yesterday, think him and all the staff that were working that day have to pound back tamiflu as a precaution.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby planut » Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:13 pm

fuck this.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Red_switch » Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:16 pm

Already consiracy theories flying around... vile goes missing from lab in US, flu outbreaks in Mexico while Barack Obama is visiting, one of his guides is now dead...

Meh. Keep healthy and shit.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Tacotistk » Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:44 pm

IT'S THE APORKACLYPSE!

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby xpigx » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:44 am

snuff wrote:Sounds like it was cooked up in a lab if you ask me.
Fuck up, fuck off.

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby niXon » Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:06 am

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Huey » Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:44 am

I'm sure they could come up with something better than a flu-like bug if it was a conspiracy. A deadlier form of HIV, which spreads through air would be pretty badass.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Rob Anybody » Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:57 am

snuff wrote:Sounds like it was cooked up in a newsroom if you ask me.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby crackheavy » Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:53 am

im keen to shoot up some porkflu heard its a mad buzz
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby General Mutante » Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:38 pm

Tacotistk wrote:IT'S THE APORKACLYPSE!



Fuck yes. That should be a Muppet movie. With Kermit as the Road Warrior and Miss Piggy as Auntie Entity.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby the croc » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:16 pm

Got a few friends in Mexico at the moment. Hope they're ok.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby The Oriental Express » Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:01 pm

Flu needs more zombies
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby snuff » Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:03 pm

Huey wrote:I'm sure they could come up with something better than a flu-like bug if it was a conspiracy. A deadlier form of HIV, which spreads through air would be pretty badass.


Yeah don't think they can just give HIV Red Bull eh.

If this is for reals it's seems pretty well honed as it is... well, except the lacking Zombie part...

Oh, and just cos it sounds funny...










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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby BigNanaJez » Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:43 pm

Flu's a cunt, but there's fuck all you can do about catching it. Although we could burn everybody that does.

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Huey » Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:46 pm

snuff wrote:Yeah don't think they can just give HIV Red Bull eh.


No. But they might be able to make it air transmissible using transgenic methods. It wouldn’t be too hard to make an uber-deadly virus. In fact, we already got a few very deadly ones safely stored away.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Tacotistk » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:15 pm

Jay wrote:why are only mexicans, or people in mexico dying from it. due to lack of treatment? or are you claiming its racially targeted too :P


it specifically targets mexicans so the US workforce is decimated, opening up more jobs for all the unemployed bank tellers
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby snuff » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:18 pm

Huey wrote:
snuff wrote:Yeah don't think they can just give HIV Red Bull eh.


No. But they might be able to make it air transmissible using transgenic methods. It wouldn’t be too hard to make an uber-deadly virus. In fact, we already got a few very deadly ones safely stored away.


Sure.

My point though was that the turn around from catching this to death seems much more efficient than the Aids virus.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Tacotistk » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:20 pm

also there's reports people are recovering from it. unless they die. in which case they didn't recover
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby snuff » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:26 pm

:lol:

Avoid blowing kisses and you should be safe from Hueys Aids as well.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Tacotistk » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:28 pm

it's probably some knee-jerk reaction to how everyone's fucking gay as about bacon these days and it's become one of the most annoying things ever. I'm seriously sick of seeing blogs and crap where people are just wanking on about how amazing bacon is like it's some sort of trend. DA FUK. Mohamed is like, super pissed.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby snuff » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:30 pm

Wonder if there's some vegan militants secretly trying to combine bird/swine flu with mad cow disease to put everyone off meat all together.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby kimura » Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:48 pm

It dosnt seem to be as deadly as H5N1(66%)
since this swine flu looks to be around 6% - possibly lower with state of the art health care etc,

Not really too worried but it will pay to keep and eye on it,
hard to get the facts from the shit with the media scaremongering;
last night "BREAKING NEWS CONFIRMED SWINE FLU" When infact none of the students lab results have come back from WHO in Queensland yet...

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Phlegethon » Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:44 pm

Pork for dinner this evening... mmm

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Tacotistk » Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:44 pm

far, what a hardout!
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby daggers » Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:57 pm

Tacotistk wrote:also there's reports people are recovering from it. unless they die. in which case they didn't recover


exactly. If people don't suffer from a minor case of deadness then they usually recover. My dad said it's nothing to worry about as any flu can kill. Those students at Rangitoto are recovering.

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby the croc » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:51 pm

Army: 3 vials of virus samples missing from Maryland facility

From Larry Shaughnessy
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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Missing vials of a potentially dangerous virus have prompted an Army investigation into the disappearance from a lab in Maryland. Fort Detrick is the home of the Army's top biological research facility.

The Army's Criminal Investigation Command agents have been visiting Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, to investigate the disappearance of the vials. Christopher Grey, spokesman for the command, said this latest investigation has found "no evidence of criminal activity."

The vials contained samples of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis, a virus that sickens horses and can be spread to humans by mosquitoes. In 97 percent of cases, humans with the virus suffer flu-like symptoms, but it can be deadly in about 1 out of 100 cases, according to Caree Vander Linden, a spokeswoman for the Army's Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. There is an effective vaccine for the disease and there hasn't been an outbreak in the United States since 1971.

The vials had been at the research institute's facility at Fort Detrick, home of the Army's top biological research facility, for more than a decade. The three missing vials were among thousands of vials that were under the control of a senior scientist who retired in 2004. When another Fort Detrick scientist recently inventoried the retired scientist's biological samples, he discovered that the three vials of the virus were missing. The original scientist's records about his vials dated back to the days of paper-and-pen inventories.

During the investigation, the retired scientist and another former Fort Detrick researcher cooperated with investigating agents and, according to Vander Linden, they came back to the facility to help look for the vials.

Vander Linden said the investigators know that several years ago an entire freezer full of biological samples broke down and all the samples had to be safely destroyed. But a complete inventory of what was in the freezer was not done before the samples were destroyed. Vander Linden said there's a "strong possibility" the vials were in that freezer and destroyed, but that isn't known for sure.

This investigation comes two months after all research at the research institute facility at Fort Detrick was halted for a complete computer-based inventory of all disease samples at the fort. That inventory is expected to be complete before summer and may help solve the mystery of the three missing vials, officials said.

The Army investigation is in its final stages and is expected to be closed soon.


http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/04/22/missing.virus.sample/index.html

Coincidence? Probably. Kinda makes you wonder how often this shit happens though. In this case the virus was only discovered as missing four years after it happened and even then only because some decided to run an inventory.
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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby sims » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:23 pm

do anyof you cunts even have a survival kit incase they start quarantining? sooner or later we will have another serious plague like pandemic, this could be it now! fuck who knows...

yea... anybody??? survival? or she'll be right??

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby snuff » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:29 pm

Been training for years...

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Re: Uber Flu in Mexico

Postby Jakeage » Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:31 pm

snuff wrote:Image

Doom fucking owns.
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