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Community Comment swine flu archive

TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2009

Coming swine flu regulations... 

Good morning, Netizens... Now that President Obama has declared Swine Flu an emergency priority, here are some things our government might do to prepare us for the coming Apocalypse. Ban all pig feed lots, mud bogs and other places where pigs do those gross and...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009

David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,seattlepi.com (The Spokesman-Review)

The reality of Swine Flu Virus... 10 

Good evening, Netizens... David Horsey's cartoon pretty much has Swine Flu Virus pegged. Unless one has actually caught Swine Flu, you never really have respect for it. It's just like the flu, you feel like a Mac truck just rolled over you on the concrete...

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FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009

A tourist sits among empty beach chairs in Cancun May 1, 2009. The flu outbreak is hitting Mexico's tourism industry, which accounts for roughly 8 percent of the economy. Many groups of foreign tourists and students left the country earlier than planned due to the spread of influenza A (H1N1), formerly referred to as swine flu. REUTERS/Gerardo Garcia (MEXICO HEALTH TRAVEL) (The Spokesman-Review)

Swine flu hysteria... 13 

Good afternoon, Netizens... This time of year, Cancun, Mexico is typically bustling with touristas. Compare that mental image to this picture shot yesterday. Is this hysteria we see unfolding before the National News Media? What about the people in Mexico who have died of Swine...

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MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2009

Nuns wear face masks during a closed door mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City on Sunday. Churches stood empty Sunday in predominantly Roman Catholic Mexico City after services were canceled, and health workers screened airports and bus stations for people sickened by a new strain of swine flu that experts fear could become a global epidemic.(AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
(April 26, 2009) (The Spokesman-Review)

Swine flu continues to evolve... 

Good morning, Netizens... Today's picture is grim. Nuns wear face masks during a closed door mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City on Sunday. Churches stood empty Sunday in predominantly Roman Catholic Mexico City after services were canceled, and health workers screened airports and...

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