Difference between Common Cold and H1N1?

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Offline wanhafizi

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Difference between Common Cold and H1N1?
« on: 02/09/2009 15:57:13 »
Hi guys,

Recently I've stumble upon information differentiating common cold and H1N1. Is this real? If yes, then this could be very helpful.



Sorry, I couldn't find more reliable source

What do you think?


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Difference between Common Cold and H1N1?
« Reply #1 on: 02/09/2009 16:29:26 »
Seems pretty OK to me.

Although you have to know that each person reacts in a different manner to an Influenza or Rhinovirus (the cold) Invasion.
Maybe the Often Severe General Ache for Flu A is a bit over the top.
I'd put there something like: Often noticeable to nuisance, and sometimes severe
"Extreme Exhaustion" is a bit strong too.

« Last Edit: 02/09/2009 16:32:27 by Nizzle »
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Difference between Common Cold and H1N1?
« Reply #2 on: 03/09/2009 10:26:13 »
I don't entirely agree with this.

When you consider that (here in the UK) the government has set up a 'hot line' maned, mostly, by a bunch of half baked muffins, who wouldn't know one end of a thermometer from the other, it is hardly surprising that the infection rate in the UK is so high. (212.7 per million of population).

I would not mind betting that a good number of these cases are, in fact, people with no more than a summer cold, who are either misdiagnosed or exaggerate their condition in order to get a bit of sick leave.

The government is an unwilling accomplice to this. While they do not want people to exacerbate the current financial problems by taking unnecessary sick leave, they do want to use Swine Flu as a political tool to keep peoples minds' occupied with anything rather than the malpractice of the financial institutions and their own devious financial activities.

Why should the government want to cover-up for the banks? Because most politicians have a vested interest in these institution's. They do not wish to bite the hand that feeds them.
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