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This post now a Google News Link and posted on www.basilandspice.com Swine on a Smithfield factory farm, one of which is thought to have spawned the H1N1 virus. Photo by Sally Kneidel, PhD Poor lad Yesterday, my son and I went to get H1N1 shots at our local health department.  We didn’t have to wait […]

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I read some new information today about H1N1, directly from our country’s primary source. The director of the Centers for Disease Control, which is monitoring the H1N1 pandemic, gave a weekly briefing to the press on Tuesday December 1. A transcript of Dr. Frieden’s comments is available on the CDC website. Following is a condensation […]

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The Most Dangerous Cases of H1N1

by Sally Kneidel, PhD As I wrote about a couple of weeks ago, my daughter and her boyfriend both had H1N1 recently. They both had fever, headache, severe muscle aches, fatigue, a sore throat and dry cough. They were both pretty miserable for a few days, but then made a very speedy recovery.  Neither one […]

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My daughter Sadie, in her 20s, got sick a few days ago with a flu-like illness.  We didn’t figure out for a couple of days, after talking to a nurse, that her affliction was almost certainly swine flu.  Fever of 102 degrees, headache, severe body aches, fatigue, sore throat and cough, slight sniffles. On Monday […]

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