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Re: AVIAN FLU? It May Take YOU! -- Flashback to 1918 Influenza Epidemic

Subject: Re: AVIAN FLU? It May Take YOU! -- Flashback to 1918 Influenza Epidemic
From: "AmerGovtCriminalsExposer"
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 10:26:58 -0700
Newsgroups: sci.anthropology, sci.geo.geology, sci.astro, alt.activism, alt.guns, alt.journalism, misc.legal, alt.zen, alt.psychology, misc.survivalism, alt.politics.bush, sci.physics, sci.chemistry, sci.math
I sincerely hope "ALL" the FBI, CIA, NSA and DoD SADISTS, PERVERTS, 
CRIMINALS, CHILD RAPISTS, BLOOD THIRSTY PSYCHOPATHS and MURDERERS like you 
GET BIRD FLU and DIE A HORRIBLE DEATH.


That will be a GOOD RIDDANCE for AMERICA and the REST OF THE WORLD.



Look, if you think any American official is going to tell you the truth,
then you're stupid. Did you hear that? - stupid."
Arthur Sylvester, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, 1965


"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin, 1759


A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his
government."
Edward Abbey


http://thirdworldtraveler.com/Authors/QuotationsToMakeUSThink.html


http://thirdworldtraveler.com


Pax anti- american imperialism and terrorism is a philosophy.


Making sure evil, imperialistic american govt does not turn me into a slave
like majority of the americans, is liberty building.


Think of it as somebody beating the shit out of EVIL AMERICAN GOVT
CRIMINALS, MURDERERS and TERRORISTS for being FASCIST and GENOCIDAL.






"Ed Conrad" <edconrad@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
news:a5o472ptoeoidgoctu73nar0tb46rcmnnm@xxxxxxxxxx
>
> Those who doubt the unbelievable horror that an avian flu pandemic
> would cause ought to leaf through the pages of the old newspapers
> published in October and November 1918.
> <
> Then they  -- especially the skeptics, shrugging it off in TV
> interviews -- won't so lightly dismiss  the possibility that  a
> repetition (maybe a whole lot worse) may be right down the road.
> <
> Maybe then they'll realize just how incredibly terrible influenza had
> been in 1918  - and how bad bird flu can be if it becomes contagious
> in humans and strikes the United States with a vengeance.
> <
> The old, yellowed newspapers are filled with obituaries of countless
> thousands of Americans who died from either pneumonia or influenza
> in October and November 1918..
> <
> Along with the newspapers' long list of obituaries were front-page
> stories detailing just how gruesome and horrific the illness was, as
> well as the frustration in all attempts to eradicate it.
> <
> One of those who died from the influenza in 1918 was my Uncle John,
> only a year-and-a-half old but still my uncle (my mother's brother).
> <
> The tot was living with his widowed mother, Anna Varga, and his
> 7-year-old sister, Anna (my mother), in Mahanoy City (Pa.) when the
> scourge whipped through the community and the entire anthracite
> coal region of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
> <
> "Little Johnny caught what we at first thought was a cold," I recall
> my late mother saying. "Then he had a terribly high fever and Mom
> should've called the doctor to come to the house.
> <
> "But she ( an immigrant who cleaned houses for a living) didn't have
> the 50 cents to spare to pay for his visit. That's how much a doctor's
> house visits cost in those days.
> <
> "So Mom did something she had seen back in Czechoslovakia, from
> where she emigrated alone at age 12. She put my brother, naked, in a
> tub of ice, to try and bring his temperature down.
> <
> "But it did no good - it undoubtedly made it worse - and soon my
> little brother was no longer breathing."
> <
> There are numerous heart-rending stories like that - and they reached
> into many homes, not only in Pennsylvania, but also throughout the
> nation and the world.
> <
> The Spanish influenza outbreak of 1918 was the greatest, most lethal
> pandemic the world has ever known, worse even than the Black Plague
> that had devastated Europe many years before.
> <
> In its 10-month duration between 22 million and 40 million people
> perished worldwide from influenza. Estimates place the death toll in
> the United States at over 675,000, with more than 22 million becoming
> ill.
> <
> Leading physicians of the time thought the illness was a bacterium
> but, in fact, it was something not yet discovered - a virus.
> American were very familiar with the flu; it sent a person to bed,
> made them miserable for three or four days with fever, muscle aches
> and congestion, then left them shaky for about a week.
> <
> It made millions sick, yet killed only the oldest, youngest and most
> feeble.
> <
> The 1918 influenza was a horror that turned victims bluish-black, then
> drowned them with their own body fluids.
> <
> The death toll was highest among people ages 15 to 40, those at the
> peak of health. The victims would be fine one minute and incapacitated
> a few minutes later, fever-wracked and delirious. Body temperatures
> rose to 104 to 106 degrees and skin turned blue, purple or deep brown
> from a lack of oxygen.
> <
> Massive pneumonia attacked the lungs, filling them with fluid; blood
> gushed from the nose. Death was quick, savage and terrifying.
> <
> The Great Influenza Pandemic touched Pennsylvania very severely.
> "On Sept. 27, 1918, Pennsylvania optimistically reported that
> 'comparatively few cases' had been reported among the civilian
> population," said Mike Leavitt, U.S. secretary of health and human
> services. "Then influenza took hold
> <.
> "On Oct. 4, the state reported that the disease was epidemic in
> Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Nearly 15,000 cases were counted in the
> first 18 days of October and the dreadful toll continued to climb."
> <
> Philadelphia was one of the hardest-hit cities. As the disease spread,
> essential services collapsed. Nearly 500 policemen failed to report
> for duty. Firemen, garbage collectors and city administrators fell
> ill.
> <
> "The city's only morgue overflowed," Leavitt continued. "It was built
> to handle 36 bodies but contained more than 500. Bodies accumulated in
> the morgue's hallways and lay there rotting.
> <
> "Five supplementary morgues were eventually opened. Convicts were
> recruited to dig graves. There were never enough coffins, and people
> would steal them from undertakers when they could."
> <
> Public gatherings were banned to restrict the spread of the disease.
> Streetcars were shut down. Schools, churches and public meeting places
> were closed, and so were theaters and places of amusement. It was
> illegal for three or more people to congregate on a corner.
> The human cost was unbearable.
> <
> Selma Epp remembered her family's experience with the flu.
> <
> "We made up our own remedies, like castor oil and laxatives .
> everyone in our house grew weaker and weaker," she had said.
> "Then my brother Daniel died. My aunt saw the horse-drawn
> wagon coming down the street.
> <
> "The strongest person in our family carried Daniel's body to the
> sidewalk. Everyone was too weak to protest.
> <
> "There were no coffins in the wagon, just bodies piled on top of each
> other. Daniel was 2; he was just a little boy. They put his body on
> the wagon and took him away."
> <
> "When it comes to pandemics, there is no rational basis to believe
> that the early years of the 21st century will be different than the
> past," Leavitt said. "If a pandemic strikes, it WILL come to
> Pennsylvania."
> <
> Ed Conrad
>> http://www.edconrad.com
> <
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> and
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> <
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> <
>> WORLDWIDE NEWS AGENCIES
> Associated Press AP
> African Eye News Service
> Agence France Presse
> APTN
> Bloomberg
> Cable News Network
> EFE News
> Indo Asian News Service
> Iran Press Service
> Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA)
> Iraq Press
> IRIN News
> Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
> Inter Press Service
> Itar-Tass -- Russia
> Latin American Press
> Middle East News Agency
> Pravda -- Russian News and Analysis
> Prima News Agency
> Reuters
> Television News Archive
> United Nations News Wire Service
> United Press International UPI
> Xinhua News Agency -- China
> ==========
> Agence France Press, AFP
> Agencia EFE, EFE
> Agencia Estado
> Agencia Lusa
> Agency Telegraphique Belge De Press, AGNECE BELGA
> Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata, ANSA
> Agenzia Giornalistica Italia, AGI
> Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau, ANP
> Albanian Telegraphic Agency, ATA
> Alternativna Informativna Mreza, AIM
> Anadolu News Agency
> Armanian News Agency, NOYAN TAPAN
> ArmenPress
> Asbar News Agency
> Associated Press, AP
> Athens News Agency, APE
> ATH news agency - Kharkov, Ukraine
> Atlantic News Service
> Austria Press-Agentur, APA
> Australian Associated Press, AAP
> Baltic News Service, BNS
> Bolivia Web - News from the ERBOL News Agency
> Bulgarian Telegraph Agency, BTA
> Canadian Press, CP
> Central News Agency, CNA
> Ceskolovenska Tiskova Kancelat, CTK
> China News Service
> COMPASS Media, Inc.
> Cubapress
> Cyprus News Agency, CNA
> Deutsche Presse - Agentur Gmbh , DPA
> ELTA - Lithuanian news agency
> Eesti Teadete Agentur, ETA
> H.K China News Agency
> Hrvatska Izvjestajna Novinska Agencija, HINA
> Indonesian National News Agency, ANTARA
> Interfax News Agency
> Islamic Republic News Agency, IRNA
> Jiji Press (Jiji Tsushin-Sha)
> Korean Central News Agency, KCNA
> Kyodo News Service
> LETA News Agency
> MIA - Macedonian Information Agency
> Makfax - Macedonian News Agency
> Reality Macedonia
> Magyar Tavirati Iroda, MTI
> Malaysian National News Agency - BERNAMA
> Mediafax - Romanian News Agency
> Mercopress News Agency
> Montsame News Agency, SABA
> New Zealand Press Association, NEPA
> Official Jordania News Agency, PETRA
> Oman News Agency
> Pakistan Press International, PPI
> Panafrican News Agency
> Polska Agencja Prasowa, PAP
> Prensa Latina
> Press association
> Prime-TASS Economic News Agency
> Reuters
> Russian Information Agency, Ria "Novosti"
> Schweizerische Depeschen Agentur, SDA
> Serbian Press Agency, SRNA
> Slovene Press Agency, STA
> SNARK News Agency
> Suomen Tietotoimisto
> Tanjug News Agency
> Telegrafnoye Agnetstvo Sovietskogo Snyuza, TASS
> Tidningranas Talegrambyra, TT
> Tlacova agentura Slovenskej republiky, TASR
> Vietnam News Agency
> Yemen News Agency, SABA
> Yonhap News Agency
> Xinhua News Agency
> <
>> WORLD'S LARGEST NEWSPAPERS
> Rank           Country                  Circulation
> 1. Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan)       14,532,694
> 2. Asahi Shimbun (Japan)          12,601,375
> 3. Sichuan Ribao (China)             8,000,000
> 4. Mainichi Shimbun (Japan)        5,845,857
> 5. Bild (Germany)                       5,674,400
> 6. Chunichi Shimbun (Japan)       4,323,144
> 7. Sun (England)                        3,718,354
> 8. Renmin Ribao (China)             3,000,000
> 9. Sankei Shimbun (Japan)         2,890,835
> 10. Nihon Keizai Shimbun Japan 2,705,877
> 11. Gongren Ribao (China)          2,500,000
> 12. Daily Mail (England)              2,387,867
> 13. Daily Mirror (England)            2,339,001
> 14. Chosun Ilbo (South Korea)     2,225,000
> 15. Dong-A Ilbo (South Korea)     2,150,000
> 16. Hokkaido Shimbun (Japan)    1,962,666
> 17. Eleftherotypia (Greece)         1,858,316
> 18. Xin Min Wan Bao (China)      1,750,000
> 19. Wall Street Journal (U.S.)     1,740,450
> 20. Yangcheng Wanbao China    1,730,000
> 21. Kerala Kaumudi (India)         1,720,000
> 22. Wen Hui Bao Daily (China    1,700,000
> 23. USA Today (United States)   1,653,428
> 24. Joong-Ang Ilbo (S. Korea)     1,550,000
> 25. Economic Daily (China)        1,500,000
> 26. Rodong Sinmun (N. Korea)   1,500,000
> 27. Kyung-Hyang Daily News     1,478,537
> 28. Sports Nippon (Japan)          1,452,699
> 29. Shizuoka Shimbun (Japan))  1,442,310
> 30. Sankei Sports (Japan)          1,367,734
> 31. Deutche Allgemeine Germ    1,313,400
> 32. United Daily News (Taiwan )  1,300,000
> 33. China Times (Taiwan)           1,270,000
> 34. O Estado de Sao Paulo Brazil) 1,230,160
> 35. Jang Daily (Pakistan)           1,200,000
> 36. Jang Lahore (Pakistan)        1,200,000
> 37. Akhbar El Yom/Al Akhbar (Egypt) 1,159,339
> 38. Hankook Ilbo (South Korea)  1,156,000
> 39. Hochi Shimbun (Japan)         1,119,031
> 40. Daily Express (England)       1,118,981
> 41. Los Angeles Times (U.S.)     1,067,540
> 42. New York Times (U>S)         1,066,540
> 43. Tokyo Shimbun (Japan         1,062,080
> 44. Daily Telegraph (England)     1,047,861
> 45. Nishinippon Shimbun Japan  1,041,104
> 46. Jiefang Ribao (China)           1,000,000
> 47. Nanfang Ribao (China)         1,000,000
> 48. Nongmin Ribao (China)        1,000,000
> 49. Zhongguo Qingnian Ribao (China) 1,000,000
> 50. Nikkan Sports (Japan)           984,058
> 51. Al Akhbar (Egypt)                 980,000
> 52. Guangming Ribao (China)      950,000
> 53. Al Ahram (Egypt)                  900,000
> 54. Al Goumhouriya (Egypt)        900,000
> 55. Seoul Shinmun (S. Korea)     900,000
> 56. Xin Hua Ribao (China)           900,000
> 57. Verdens Gang (Norway)        870,267
> 58. Corriere della Sera (Italy)       868,266
> 59. Kyoto Shimbun (Japan)         839,499
> 60. Chugoku Shimbun (Japan)     820,000
> 61  Kobe Shimbun  Japan           820,000
> 62. Times of India (India)             813,000
> 63. Kobe Shimbun (Japan)          810,353
> 64. Beijing Wanbao (China)         800,000
> 65. Hubei Ribao (China)              800,000
> 66. Jiefangjun Ribao (China)        800,000
> 67. Trybuna Slaska (Poland)       800,000
> 68. La Gazzetta dello Sport Italy 798,243
> 69. Ouest-France (France)          790,133
> 70. Holos Ukrainy (Ukraine)         768,000
> 71. The Times (England)             766,999
> 72. ABC (Spain)                         765,668
> 73. Washington Post (U.SSS>)   759,122
> 74. La Repubblica (Italy)             754,930
> 75. De Telegraf (Netherlands)      751,400
> 76. Gazeta Wyborcza (Poland)    750,000
> 77. Zero Hora (Brazil)                  727,188
> 78. Diario dos Campos (Brazil)    725,000
> 79. New York Daily News (U.S.)  723,143
> 80. Sabah (Turkey)                     722,950
> 81. Jornal da Tarde (Brazil)          709,793
> 82. Beijing Ribao (China)             700,000
> 83. Chongqing Ribao (China)        700,000
> 84. Clarin (Argentina)                   700,000
> 85. Thai Rath (Thailand                700,000
> 86. Zhejiang Ribao (China)           700,000
> 87. Diario Insular (Portugal)          684,143
> 88. Granma Internacional (Cuba)  675,000
> 89. Chicago Tribune (U.S>)          673,508
> 90. Daily Record (Scotland)         671,267
> 91. China Daily News (Taiwan)     670,000
> 92. The Daily Star (England)        650,406
> 93. Guangxi Ribao (China)          650,000
> 94. Malayala Manorama (India)    630,068
> 95. La Nacion (Argentina)            630,000
> 96. Hurriyet (Turkey)                   615,579
> 97. Herald Sun (Australia)           600,000
> 98. Hurriyet (Pakistan)                600,000
> 99. Liaoning Ribao (China)          600,000
> 100. Oriental Daily News (Hong Kong) 600,000
> <
>> 100 LARGEST NEWSPAPERS IN U.S.
> Rank                                          Circulation
> 1. USA Today (Arlington, Va.)       2,154,539
> 2. Wall Street Journal (NY N.Y.)    2,091,062
> 3. Times (New York, N.Y.)            1,118,565
> 4. Times (Los Angeles)                    914,584
> 5. Post (Washington, DC)                732,872
> 6. Daily News (New York, N.Y.)        729,124
> 7. Tribune (Chicago)                         680,879
> 8. Post (New York, N.Y.)                  652,426
> 9. Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.)         580,069
> 10. Chronicle (Houston)                    553,018
> 11. Chronicle (San Francisco)           512,640
> 12. Morning News (Dallas)                510,133
> 13. Sun-Times (Chicago)                  481,798
> 14 Globe (Boston)                            450,538
> 15. Arizona Republic (Phoenix)         432,284
> 16. Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)          408,672
> 17. Star Tribune (Minneapolis)           380,354
> 18. Inquirer (Philadelphia)                  376,493
> 19. Journal-Constitution (Atlanta)       371,853
> 20. Plain Dealer (Cleveland)              365,288
> 21. Free Press (Detroit)                    352,714
> 22. Oregonian (Portland)                   342,789
> 23. Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)        334,742
> 24. Union-Tribune (San Diego)          328,531
> 25. Herald (Miami)                           315,850
> 26. Register Orange County CA        302,864
> 27. Sun (Baltimore)                          301,186
> 28. Bee (Sacramento, Calif.)             289,905
> 29. Post (Denver)                             288,937
> 30. Rocky Mtn. News Denver            288,889
> 31. Post-Dispatch (St. Louis)            285,869
> 32. Mercury News San Jose CA        271,997
> 33. Star (Kansas City, Mo.)              267,273
> 34. Sentinel (Orlando, Fla.)               257,222
> 35. Times-Picayune N Orleans         253,610
> 36. Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio)         252,564
> 37. Star (Indianapolis)                      249,891
> 38. Journal Sentinel Milwaukee         244,288
> 39. Post-Gazette Pittsburgh Pa        242,546
> 40. Herald (Boston)                         241,457
> 41. Sun-Sentinel (Ft L'dale, Fla )      233,634
> 42. Times (Seattle)                         231,505
> 43. News (Detroit)                           227,392
> 44. Observer (Charlotte, N.C.)         226,849
> 45. Tribune (Tampa, Fla.)               224,220
> 46. Express-News S Antonio Tx     222,536
> 47. Investor's Business Daily LA     215,788
> 48. Star-Telegram Ft Worth, TX)      215,452
> 49. Courier-Journal L'ville Ky           213,176
> 50. News (Buffalo, N.Y.)                 207,989
> 51. Daily Oklahoman Okla City       207,538
> 52. Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)      201,141
> 53. World-Herald Omaha Neb.        192,075
> 54. Pioneer Press(St Pau, Minn      190,392
> 55. Times-Dispatch Richmond        188,540
> 56. Courant (Hartford, Conn.)          185,570
> 57. Press-Enterprise R'side CA      183,974
> 58. Democrat-Gazette (L'l Rock      183,343
> 59. American-Statesman Austin    183,312
> 60. Contra Costa Times (Calif.)      182,541
> 61. Enquirer (Cincinnati)                182,176
> 62. Record (Bergen County, N.J.)   179,270
> 63. Daily News (Los Angeles)        178,360
> 64. Democrat (Rochester, N.Y.)     173,900
> 65. Tennessean (Nashville)            172,149
> 66. Post (W. Palm Beach, Fla.)     168,147
> 67. Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla) 167,851
> 68. Journal (Providence, R.I.)          167,609
> 69. Asbury Park Press (N.J.)          167,284
> 70. News & Observer (Raleigh NC)  163,769
> 71. Review-Journal (Las Vegas)      160,391
> 72. Bee (Fresno, Calif.)                  158,651
> 73. Commercial Appeal (Memphis) 157,820
> 74. Register (Des Moines, Iowa)     150,851
> 75. Post-Intelligencer (Seattle)       150,851
> 76. Daily Herald (Chicago)              150,364
> 77. News (Birmingham, Ala.)          148,938
> 78. Daily News (Philadelphia)         143,631
> 79. Journal News Westchester NY) 142,873
> 80. Advertiser (Honolulu)                142,025
> 81. Blade (Toledo, Ohio)                139,520
> 82. World (Tulsa, Okla.)                 139,383
> 83. Press (Grand Rapids, Mich.)     138,620
> 84. Tribune (Salt Lake City)            134,985
> 85. Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio)   128,511
> 86. News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) 128,511
> 87. Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)        126,642
> 88. La Opinion (Los Angeles, Calif.) 124,692
> 89. Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.) 120,701
> 90. Tribune-Review (Greensburg Pa) 119,646
> 91. News Journal (Wilmington, Del.) 116,398
> 92. News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tenn.) 114,593
> 93. State (Columbia, S.C.)               114,442
> 94. Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)     111,594
> 95. Journal (Albuquerque)                109,693
> 96. Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.)   106,941
> 97. Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Fla.)   105,636
> 98. News-Journal (Daytona Fla.)      104,654
> 99. Telegram (Worcester MA)          102,592
> 100. Times (Washington, DC)          102,255
>
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