Stepped up measures in Texas to combat Swine Flu
WinBlows at LAVABIT.COM
Sat May 23 20:37:32 MDT 2009
On Sat, 2009-05-02 at 13:33 -0700, Stephen A. Frye wrote:
> Absolutely right - statistcially insignificant. However, the CDC
> can't make that assumption. That would be irresponsible. The
> problem is the media, which takes the CDC's necessary and serious
> regard and then extrapolates to the worst possible outcome. Why? It
> sells. The media, and those who pay attention to it, feed on this.
> On the other hand, a shifting virus is not something we should just
> ignore, either. That would be nearly as irresponsible. But if
> common sense were to prevail - but then, do any of us really believe
> such could happen?
> While I do believe Biden is an idiot, I understand his remarks. Flus
> and colds are transmitted freely in enclosed areas. The virus has a
> captive audience. That's the primary reason there are so many colds
> in the winter; more people stay cooped up for longer in enclosed,
> non-ventilated areas.
Or under ventilated airplanes which to save fuel do as little outside
air exchange as possible. Then there are those cattle car transport
arrangements the illegals use a sure fire way to make things worse.
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