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The town of Ziketan, in the ethnically Tibetan Chinese province of Qinghai was under quarantine  last month not for the Swine Flu, but after three deaths from the pneumonic plague.http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=8250776&page=1

The bacteria responsible yersinia pestis , is the same bacteria blamed for the bubonic plague, which wiped out millions of people in Europe in the fourteenth century. Fleas will spread the bubonic plague when they bite rats, injecting the bacteria into the animal’s bloodstream, but will bite humans when a rat is not available.  In some cases, those bacteria will find a way into the lung, turning bubonic plague into the more contagious pneumonic plague.http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=8250776&page=1  Y. Pestis is a zoonotic disease which means that it is a disease of animals with accidental involvement of humans.

There are 3 main clinical forms of the plague those being Bubonic, Pneumonic and Septicemic. For more information check http://www.newsrx.com/library/topics/Plague.html 

“Left untreated, Bubonic Plague has a 50% mortality rate, where Pneumonic and Septicemic are nearly always fatal. 75% of those afflicted with Bubonic Plague will parish within a few days and out of those afflicted with Pneumonic Plague 90% will parish within 24 hours. 80% of patients with Bubonic Plague will also become septic, 5-15% develops pneumonia, and a smaller proportion develops meningitis. Out of those suffering from Bubonic Plague 10-15% can present with primary sepsis or gastrointestinal symptoms. The Y. Pestis bacteria has a P-3 level containment rating with the CDC. This puts it as one of three of the most dangerous diseases known to man.”

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/84122/a_look_into_the_history_and_links_between_pg3.html?cat=5

There has been significant concern over the return of plague as a potential biological weapon. In 1347, the Tartars catapulted bodies of plague victims over the city walls during the siege of Kaffa, and, in World War II, the Japanese dropped bombs containing fleas inoculated with Yersinia pestis to infect their enemies with the deadly illness. During the Cold War, the Soviets succeeded in aerosolizing the bacteria and in creating strains of multidrug-resistant Yersinia. Aerosolized Y pestis, causing primary pneumonic plague, has been recognized by bioterrorism experts as having one of the highest potentials as a bioterrorism agent due to its extremely high mortality, its high uptake into enzootic and epizootic animals as well as humans, and its ability to be spread over a large area. It has been classified as a Category A select agent by the CDC.   http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/829233-overview

By it’s name, the University of Medicine and Dentistry located in Newark, N.J., you would never know that it is a bioterror research lab.  It is run by the Public Health Research Institute, a leading center for research on infectious diseases.  

Officials discovered two weeks ago a failure to account for three of 24 mice that had been injected with a bacterium that causes various forms of the plague, including bubonic plague, inside the high-security facility located in the middle of the city of Newark. The injections were part of a government funded bio-defense project to develop vaccines against biological weapons of mass destruction. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=1128953&page=1

In Colorado June 2009, “Tests show bubonic plague is present among prairie dogs in a field near the city’s airport, and county health officials are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man who had plague-like symptoms.http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=117382&page=1

Also in Colorado in 2007,  A zoo monkey was found dead after eating a squirrel that was infected with the plague. 5 squirrels and a rabbit were also found dead, at the same zoo. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/254751/bubonic_plague_kills_zoo_monkey_in.html?cat=70

Interestingly, “Dr. Stephen O’Brien of the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. set out to discover why some individuals recovered on their own from the pneumonic plague and why some individuals seemed to be totally immune. He centered his research in an English town called Eyam. Eyam survived the plague with several instances of individuals whom even though in close contact never became ill. What he discovered was a mutation on the CCR5 molecule called Delta 32.  Research is currently being done on the CCR5 Delta 32 mutation to fight the AIDs virus and further study will no doubt reveal further advantages and disadvantages of possessing either one copy or both of the mutation Delta 32.
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/84122/a_look_into_the_history_and_links_between_pg5.html?cat=5

A mouse with bubonic plague and maybe AIDS?  A tasty meal for a cute little furry kittycat with fleas, that the cute little girl just petted and then sucked her thumb.

There will not be an eradication of plague.  While we have antibiotics to help plague victims, and antivirals for influenza -viruses and bacteria mutate as seen by the Novel H1N1 Swine Influenza.  No cure for that either.

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A spade is still a spade, no matter what you call it. http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/call-a-spade-a-spade.html)   A pig might be bacon and pork chops but it is still a pig.

WHO has a new designation for The Swine Fly Outbreak that is more politically correct,  user friendly, non- offending to Mexicans or to The Pork Industry. H1N1 influenza A., the swine flu virus originated in pigs, and has genes from human, bird and pig viruses. Scientists are trying to figure out how it jumped and mutated to humans. In the current outbreak, WHO says the virus is being spread from human to human, not from contact with infected pigs.

“The name of the flu led several countries to slap bans on imports of pork from Mexico and the United States, where the outbreak first appeared, and authorities in Egypt have ordered a cull of pigs. European Union health commissioner Androulla Vassiliou told reporters in Brussels yesterday the EC has “decided to call it novel flu from now on.” http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2009/0430/breaking66.htm I hardly call this never before seen strain of flu that is spread by human contact, “novel”

“The scientific nomenclature assigned to the virus is a recognition that it causes influenza in humans.  According to the World Health Organization influenza viruses are grouped into three types, designated A,B, and C.  Influenza A and B viruses are of concern for human health and only influenza A viruses can cause pandemics. Components that make up the virus include subtypes.  Influenza A have 16 H subtypes and 9 N subtypes.  Pathogenicity (the capability to produce disease) sometimes is ascribed to the increased number in the subtype, but not always.  http://www.butasforme.com/2009/04/30/deciphering-the-name-change-from-swine-flu-to-ah1n1-virus/vfyg 

Contrary to labeling it H1N1, “Scientifically this is a swine virus,” said top virologist Dr. Richard Webby, a researcher at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis . Webby is director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Studies on the Ecology of Influenza Viruses in Lower Animals and Birds. He documented the spread a decade ago of one of the parent viruses of this strain in scientific papers. “It’s clearly swine,” said Henry Niman, president of Recombinomics, a Pittsburgh company that tracks how viruses evolve. “It’s a flu virus from a swine, there’s no other name to call it.”  http://freedomeden.blogspot.com/2009/05/swine-flu-h1n1-mexico-flu.html

In changing the name, does it impersonalize it?  Will it bring awareness that while this outbreak seems to have originated in Mexico, it is in fact a worldwide threat of near epic proportion. While not always accurate in naming the flu from it’s point of origin- Legionaries was from The American Legion conference, Asian Flu from Asia,  Swine Flu from Swine, Spanish Flu (1918-1919), Hong Kong Flu (1968-1969), Russian Flu (1977-1978), Beijing Flu (1993-1994), Sydney Flu (1998-1999).  Americans from America, Italians from Italy, the flu from Mexico- H1N1.  

WHO apparently is more worried about not hurting anyone’s feelings that working on how this virus mutated into humans and how to prevent it as it continues to raise it’s threat levels.  “The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent materials for a quick diagnostic test to Mexico so scientists there can quickly screen people for the new flu.  The centre’s Dr Richard Besser said test kits were also en route to health departments in all US states to speed up surveillance.” http://www.prisonplanet.com/mexico-encouraged-by-fall-in-new-flu-cases.htmlWhatever At the very least this should speed up identifying the pathogen whose numbers I would expect to rise with easier test tests in place; rather than having to send samples direct to the CDC.  Wonder how they accomplished manufacturing the test kits so rapidly and who manufactured them? 

Whatever you call it, a spade is still a spade and dead is dead.

In other news, The Wachovia Security brand names begins it’s name change today Wells Fargo Advisors. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/breaking/story/696978.html 

You might enjoy these related posts-the most reliable Google Maps on Swine Flu is being put assembled by Henry Niman, founder Recombinomics, who has been tracing the evolution of influenza for the last five years  http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&t=p&msa=0&msid=106484775090296685271.0004681a37b713f6b5950&ll=47.517201,-109.335937&spn=101.871352,255.585938&z=2  Another data map is up at http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2009/apr/27/flu-flu-pandemic.

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Open wide, say ahhh and check out these posts on the A/H1N1 Swine Flu from Ahrcanum, where the conspiracy spreads as fast as the virus itself .  Our disclaimer-Swine Flu Conspiracy theory can sometimes be triggered by real world events.  https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/swine-flu-report/

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Filed under- a flea on a camel’s ass is smarter, a Geneva lab has had Vials of “innocuous swine flu virus” explode on an intercity train, prompting police to stop passengers before departure.   A laboratory technician from a Geneva hospital had been transporting the vials on Monday evening from a veterinary institute in Zürich when they supposedly exploded on their own.  

“This virus is not dangerous to humans,” said Laurent Kaiser, head of the Geneva lab. “It is the same stock as the H1N1 virus but it has nothing in common with the strain spreading around the world.”  http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/front.html?siteSect=105&ty=nd&ref=fb&sid=10627294  Stupid duck say what?  Nothing in common, so why detain passengers? 

Could this have been an intentional bio terrorism event or just plain stupidity? Could it happen again? Is this the first time that a strain of the H1N1 flu has been released- apparently unwittingly?

The designation swine flu, though carrying some original value, is bad for the pork industry, carrying the implication to some that eating cooked pork is unsafe, or a source for potential infection. And so, according to the New York Times, the term of choice for this form of influenza A has now become H1N1.  http://santitafarella.wordpress.com/2009/04/30/mexican-flu-swine-flu-or-h1n1-a-pandemic-gets-rebranded/:

H1N1- The same strain as on the train.  The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.  Not anymore.

BTW- WHAT GENEVA LAB?  CERN?

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Got a little nose tickle? Here comes the big sneeze- Ahh chooo. Normally folks would say, “God Bless You” after a sneeze, now they forget all about blessing you and get the hell away fast, praying  they don’t get sick too. The World Health Organization has raised it’s threat classification of the swine flu outbreak to Phase Five, one step away from a worldwide pandemic.

VP Biden this morning said, “I wouldn’t go anywhere in confined places now,” on whether he would advise family members to use public transportation. see the video link at http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/us_world/Swine-Flu-0428.html Mexico is  predominately Roman Catholic where people commonly attend church. http://countrystudies.us/mexico/61.htm  But forget about going to church this week in Mexico, “There is no safer place to protect yourself against catching swine flu than in your house,” Mexican President Felipe Calderon said, closing all non essential operations for five days.  http://www.fox8.com/news/nationworld/sns-ap-med-swine-flu,0,6402111.story 

During the 16th, 17th, 18th centuries, the idea was that death “had something to do with God’s will,” said Dr. Howard Markel, professor of the history of medicine and of pediatrics and communicable diseases at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.  The term influenza has religious, Italian origins. It was used to show that the influence of epidemics was “either of the stars or the devil,” Markel said. “During the Renaissance, epidemics were seen as an act of God.” ( http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdandFluNews/story?id=6104503&page=1)

Paul McFedries, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weird Word Origins” notes that  “In 590 [A.D.], Pope Gregory I ordered the citizens of Rome to pray to fend off an outbreak of the Bubonic Plague. ,” “Since people of the day thought a sneeze was a symptom of the plague, they would say ‘God Bless You’ to the sneezer.” Another belief is that when one sneezes, their heart stops. Saying “God Bless You” is believed to make the sneezer return to life or make their heart continue to beat. The act of sneezing itself is viewed as positive or negative, depending on the story to which you subscribe. The positive explanation states that sneezing helps cleanse the body of evil spirits.  Contrary to that belief, a sneeze was also seen as a bad omen. People used to believe that your soul was thrown from your body during a sneeze. It is believed that the departure of one’s soul from you body left him or her unprotected from evil spirits. After sneezing, the body was susceptible to invasion by the Devil himself.”

I guess you’d have to define who the Devil is to believe the cause of this latest, never before seen mutation of the flu.   Mother Nature, the scientists, terrorists, farmers, governments, etc.? They could all have a hand in creating and preventing this near full blown pandemic.

Escalating fears in millions and prompting many to wear face masks, I wonder what about the simple handshake?

In public the handshake is a simple greeting and custom.  In the Roman Catholic church, the handshake is the sign of peace.  Custom dictates what used to be called the “the kiss of peace” and how it is exchanged in each country: a handshake, an embrace, words of peace, or other action.   St. Augustine in the 4th century: “After the Lord’s Prayer, say ‘Peace be with you.’ Christians then embrace one another with a holy kiss. This is the sign of peace.” http://www.cptryon.org/ask/ask/signpeace.html  The peace of Christ, really present on the altar, is also with all men- but no one knows where those hands have been.  Whatever germs they carry, so shall you.

The Pope, seeking an interest in peace said,  “From 8-15 May, I will make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to ask the Lord, visiting the places sanctified by his passage on the earth, for his precious blessing of unity and peace for the Middle East and for all of mankind. I am counting on the spiritual support of all of you, and may God accompany me, support me, and bless with his Grace all those who I meet on my way,” said the Pope in an official statement. http://www.israel21c.org/bin/en.jsp?enDispWho=Articles%5El2547&enPage=BlankPage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=object&enVersion=0&enZone=Culture  What was it VP Biden said about gathering in public places and non essential travel? Want to shake the Pope’s hand? Kiss the ring?

Smithfield Foods, a world producer of pork products surely is looking for peace as well, issuing the following statements, ” We routinely administer flu vaccines to our herds in order to protect them from potential viruses and conduct monthly tests to examine the presence and identity of different flu strains,” adding, “we can pray that health officials and doctors around the world will find answers soon.”  I’d be curious to know what exact inoculations were given to the Mexican herd where the first reported death occurred near Oaxaca.

Not surprisingly, according to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), “It is not correct to call the current disease ‘swine influenza’. The virus that is circulating includes genetic components of human, avian and swine origin. The OIE proposed to refer to this new virus as ‘North American influenza’, using the same approach to nomenclature as used with the Asian influenza and Spanish influenza outbreaks that have occurred in the past.” http://www.smithfieldfoods.com/  Personally I like, The Aporkalypse or The Eye-Chiwawa Flu.

Bible prophecy and the grand scheme of God’s plan is is one-third of the Bible.  Yes, God loves his creations, even the pig.  If anything, I hope He intends to redeem and not destroy with this latest plague.  Awaiting Judgment, many have Bibles and legally registered guns in their homes to keep away any Devils – praying the flu does not come knocking on the door.

God Bless You.

You might enjoy this related post- https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/2009/04/29/swine-flu-conspiracy-vaccine-announcement/

The swine flu map may be found here  https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/2009/04/27/swine-flu-quarantine-confine-emergency-declared-in-us/

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