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April 25-26, 2009 -- SPECIAL BULLETIN. New swine flu feared to be weaponized strain

According to two mainstream media journalists, one in Mexico City and the other in Jakarta, who spoke to WMR on background, they are convinced that the current outbreak of a new strain of swine flu in Mexico and some parts of the United States is the result of the introduction of a human-engineered pathogen that could result in a widespread global pandemic, with potentially catastrophic consequences for domestic and international travel and commerce.

The journalists have been told by top officials of the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) about the grave dangers posed by the new and deadly swine flu strain, known as A-H1N1. The flu, never before seen by scientists, has already killed up to 68 people in Mexico and has forced the cancellation of public events, including sports matches and concerts, and the closure of schools, libraries, and museums. Eight cases have been reported in Texas and California and one Texas family is already under a quarantine. Doctors are examining several students at a Queens high school in New York who displayed symptoms similar to those experienced by swine flu patients in Mexico.
Our Mexico City source said a top scientist for the United Nations, who has examined the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, as well as HIV/AIDS victims, concluded that H1N1 possesses certain transmission "vectors" that suggest that new flu strain has been genetically-manufactured as a military biological warfare weapon. The UN expert believes that Ebola, HIV/AIDS, and the current A-H1N1 swine flu virus are biological warfare agents.

Past swine flu outbreaks have been spread from pigs to humans, who then passed the flu on to other humans. However, with A-H1N1, there have been no reported infections of pigs. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), A-H1N1 has gene segments from North American swine, bird and human flu strains and a segment from Eurasian swine flu. Costa Rica, Brazil, and Peru have issued alerts to check all incoming passengers from Mexico at border crossings, airports, and seaports for symptoms of the swine flu.

WHO is convening an emergency session of its top medical experts in Geneva and is set to declare H1N1 a "public health event of international concern." It is reported that WHO will recommend travel restrictions to and from areas where the flu has been reported, including Mexico City and the states of Mexico, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí and Oaxaca.

Our Jakarta source said WHO officials are afraid that the presence of gene segments from dreaded H5N1 bird flu in the A-H1N1 swine flu strain could mean that the new swine flu strain was engineered to "jump species." WMR has been informed that the CDC and U.S. Army dug up the body of an Inuit woman who died in 1918 in Brevig Mission, Alaska from an outbreak of Spanish flu. The influenza pandemic that year killed up to 100 million people worldwide in an 18-month period. Brevig Mission saw 72 of its 80 residents die within five days, the worst case recorded anywhere in the world. WMR has been told the genetic material recovered by the U.S. government from the corpse of the Inuit woman provided the basis for the development of the H5N1, or bird (avian), flu strain at the U.S. Army Medical Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) laboratory at Fort Detrick, Maryland, the point of origin for the Ames strain of anthrax used in the 2001 bio-war attacks against the U.S. Congress and the media.

The fear in Asia is that if the A-H1N1 pandemic spreads to the United States, travel to and from the country will be all but shut down.

The following are the symptoms associated with A-H1N1:

* cough
* fever
* sore throat
* shortness of breath
* muscle and joint pain

The drugs Tamiflu and Relenza are seen as the most effective against A-H1N1.

Worth precautions 25.Apr.2009 17:29

theresa mitchell

It's interesting to me that this latest information on the MexiFlu comes from Wayne Madsen. I've interviewed him on my KBOO program, read much of his work, and consider him 'on the level.' He does seem to cultivate good sources. (Incidentally, he's in legal trouble for that right now; see his website waynemadsenreport.com).

I detect a bad odor about this MexiFlu as well, particularly as it has showed up hundreds of miles apart, and almost simultaneously. Remember that the dengue 'bonebreak-fever' attack on Cuba in the '80s showed up in several cities at once--impossible without the actions of the CIA/Miami terrorist who later confessed. My interest was further piqued when I noted that the Mexiflu seems to show elements of the "cytokine storm," by targeting mostly people in the youthful prime of life. That was the devastating characteristic of the 1918 plague, and any self-respecting, recombinant plebe-reducing virus would likely incorporate that aspect.

A cytokine storm is a super-vigorous immune response that uses killer t-cells, antibodies, and other immune system elements to rush the primary battlefield of infection--in this case, the lungs. The result can be a rapid-onset pneumonia that strips so much lung material from the alveoli surfaces that no oxygen can enter. A slime and foam barrier prevents oxygen uptake, and the victims turn blue as they drown in the clear air, sometimes dying within hours of first symptoms. (How's that for terror?) This is also called cyanosis. [See The Great Influenza by John M. Barry.]

If this is the 'real deal,' it will move at an exponential pace; within days, then, we would hear that there are tens of thousands sick, and hundreds dead in Ciudad Mexico. If it isn't a plague, its spread will be much slower.

Currently there is an increasingly popular zeitgest, that is ready to examine the pointless torture and imperial invasions of the last US Executive Administration; moreover, people are beginning to catch on to the fact that the economic collapse was caused by elite-class gambling and worsened by "bailout" fraud that also enriched the inheritance class. The logical solution is revolution; how handy that a terrible plague should now appear on the horizon. Or does it? It's too early to tell; but it certainly doesn't look good from here.

Tamiflu resistance has been building in various bird flu strains, and if the Mexiflu includes that resistance, it could easily complicate attempts to remediate the crisis (though not before Cheney's investments get even fatter). On the other hand, there are antiviral drugs and herbs (sage, garlic, etc.) available. For myself, should I feel an overwhelming immunoresponse (fever with metabolic overload/shaking/weakness/pain), I will slam a shot of whiskey, to undermine the immune (cytokine) response. It might not work, but then, at least I have some good whiskey!

I mention this because some people swear that they survived the 1918 attack with an alcoholic toddy, administered just at the height of the initial symptoms. In any event it is worthwhile to carefully follow the Mexiflu event, to determine its virulence, and also to move quickly should we Cascadians need to demand a local quarantine, or to move to an effectively isolated area.


la jornada excerpt 25.Apr.2009 18:42

la jornada (via theresa mitchell)

Clases hasta el 6 de mayo; van 20 muertos: Ssa

La medida aplica para San Luis Potosí, el DF y el Edomex. Hasta las 18 horas, mil 324 personas han sido hospitalizas con cuadro probable de influenza, señaló.

La Jornada On Line
Publicado: 25/04/2009 19:33

México, DF. El secretario de Salud, José Angel Córdova Villalobos, informó hoy que se han registrado 81 muertes probablemente relacionadas con el brote epidémico, en sólo 20 de las cuales se ha comprobado que se trata de la nueva cepa del virus de influenza, además de que se ha ingresado a hospitales a mil 324 pacientes por presentar síntomas de esta enfermedad, ante lo cual se suspenden clases hasta el 6 de mayo en el DF, Estado de México y San Luis Potosí.

En conferencia de prensa, en la que participaron también los secretarios de Educación y del Trabajo, se ratificó el estado de contingencia sanitaria en las tres entidades mencionadas, donde se han detectado la mayor parte de los casos, y se especificó que tanto planteles públicos y privados, de todos los niveles, desde guardería hasta universidades, deberán permanecer cerrados.

Asimismo, indicó, quedan suspendidos todos los eventos masivos en espacios cerrados o abiertos, incluyendo centros de culto o religiosos.
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(modified machine translation)
Classes [will be closed] until the 6 of May; 20 more dead: Ssa

The measurement applies for Potosí San Luis, the DF and the Edomex.

In the past 18 hours, 1,324 people have been hospitalized with probable influenza.

The Day On Line Published: 25/04/2009 19:33 Mexico, DF.

The secretary of Health, Jose Angel Cordoba Villalobos, said today that 81 deaths probably related to the epidemic have been registered, in only 20 of which has been verified that is the new stock of the virus of influenza, apart from which it has entered itself hospitals to 1,324 patients to present/display symptoms of this disease.

Therefore, school classes until the 6 of May in the DF, State of Mexico and Potosí San Luis are suspended. In a press conference, in which the secretaries of Education and the Work also All educational levels, from day-care center to universities, will have to remain closed. Also, he [cordoba villalobos] indicated, all the massive events are suspended in closed or open spaces, including religious centers or monasteries.

no hope 25.Apr.2009 22:49

butch catsidy

The Money Is In The Medicine, Not The Cure

Do Not Take A Swine Flu Vaccine

This is a warning: Do not take ANY vaccine that the authorities claim will prevent this flu strain.

Remember 1976 and the so called Swine Flu outbreak that was purported to be a coming pandemic? It only infected recruits at Ft. Dix. Why? Because the so called Swine Flu virus infected the recruits due to the vaccines they were given. Whether the government developed the Swine Flu 1976 virus and infected the recruits as a means to test the public to see if people would comply with a call to take vaccination against Swine Flu, or the recruits became infected via contaminated vaccine they were given as part of the recruit regimen, that outbreak was as phony as they come.

Do not take seasonal flu vaccine if you are told that it could help prevent this brand new Swine Flu variant. It won't do a thing to prevent this flu. What it will do is serve up new genetic material to the Swine Flu virus that has been dubbed Spanish Flu 2, the Sequel. The Spanish Flu variant will use the gene sequences in the vaccine in humans to develop more of the changes that make the virus more readily infect humans. We do not want to give this virus more human genetic material so that it will infect humans more readily person to person. This is what vaccinated individuals do for pandemic strains.

There is also a safety issue in any experimental vaccine, much like the one in 1976. Some people even feel that such a vaccine for pandemic strain might require more than one vaccination which could actually be a binary set up. The first shot might just add some genetic code that stays dormant in the body until one gets the second vaccine shot which then serves to only cause infection. It could trigger Guillain-barre syndrome, Typhus or some other condition.

An Influenza vaccine does not protect or prevent a person from contracting flu. It is purported to, maybe, prevent some complications of flu and maybe shorten duration. I am not even sure it does that. The vaccine weakens our immune system and also sickens us due to contaminants in the vaccine. People can better protect themselves by washing hands often and thoroughly. People should also use protective gloves when out and about during epidemics. Don't be afraid of "looking odd." Do not be ashamed to use a mask and gloves.

A big problem during a pandemic is that these simple supplies will become extremely scarce awfully quickly. Stock up now. Medical supplies. personal hygene supplies and don't forget fido, or any other pet. Once a pandemic hits, it will be too late to stock up. Water, too.
We may lose clean water and electric power, so be prepared.

So, please, people, DON'T TAKE ANY VACCINES OFFERED. THEY COULD KILL YOU BEFORE ANY VIRUS KILLS YOU.

Alkaline not acid (research) 25.Apr.2009 22:53

health food fanatic

I wonder if this flu can be warded off by keeping your system more in the alkaline condition. Drink water, eat much raw vegetable or vegetables, little or no meat or sugar. Eat fruit, greens, soy, lima beans, oranges grapefruit, raw almonds. Some people may try to survie on coffee, sugar, milk and muffins, etc. Not good. Eat and cook as healthy as you can afford. Eat carrots and raw almond butter for snacks. Exercise is important to keep in the alkaline regions. Rice and veggies. I like chop suey at chinese restaurants.

I know this is probably a human made flu, but I hope these precautions can ward off the disease. Diseases can't live in the alkaline human body, that I know of.
Cook with garlic. To much raw garlic could hurt good bacteria in gut.
When you cook or roast food like nuts or vegies, they become less alkaline. Of course some things have to be cooked but please stay away from huge amounts of meat and sugar. Exercise.
Smoothies with powdered alfalfa and sweet spices and fruit to disguise the alfalfa taste. Barley greens. Again , cooked limas are alkaline. Ummm good. Drink good Bull Run water if you are not rich.

Please add to this advice to avoid this flu.

Herbs, garlic, oil of oregano, red clover.

Chop Suey at chinese restaurant is inexpensive, order without msg. If allergic to wheat, take your own wheat free soy.
Elderberry syrup.
Herbalhealer.com or org might help.

Take a good multi vitamin according to directions.

Can a pneumonia shot help 26.Apr.2009 00:53

don't wanna die

If this kills by covering the lungs with mucous that prevents oxygen getting to the body, like I read, maybe pneunomia shots, that people over fifty get, may be the only vaccine worth getting. I don't know. I had one but I never get flu shots. And a vacination is probably a bad idea. I don't really know.

This is more of a question than a statement.
Any experts?

Thanks Theresa, et. al.! 26.Apr.2009 00:55

Styve

Glad to see that Wayne's post got some good response.

Be vigilant, as the jamokes say!!

Fingers crossed, as I say!

assassination alibi? Obama targeted with weaponized strain in Mexico City? 26.Apr.2009 01:14

repost

"The first case was seen in Mexico on April 13. The outbreak coincided with the President Barack Obama's trip to Mexico City on April 16. Obama was received at Mexico's anthropology museum in Mexico City by Felipe Solis, a distinguished archeologist who died the following day from symptoms similar to flu, Reforma newspaper reported. The newspaper didn't confirm if Solis had swine flu or not. "

From Bloomberg article of April 25, 2009; Mexico's Calderon Declares Emergency Amid Swine Flu Outbreak
By Thomas Black

"Can a pneumonia shot help" 26.Apr.2009 05:01

bruce

The pneumonia shot is tailored to the pneumonia Bacteria.
Silver works for me. A 12 volt source attatched to silver electrodes in drinking water release colloidal silver as a milky
percipitate.
There is no known toxic effect from silver. Weird, huh?

Look at who made money the last time 26.Apr.2009 17:26

time to take a look back

Donald Rumsfeld made $5 million in stock after the 1976 'epidemic'. He hyped the mass inoculations in which 52 people died as a result of the vaccine. George Shultz is another stockholder in Tamiflu. Follow the money.

. 26.Apr.2009 19:27

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I hope swine flu doesn't take the drive out of the torture memo investigation and publicity.