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-- advice and he's been dealing with the swine -- situation this week.
Yeah who hasn't been dealing with this would you call that -- -- set last week that we should not be terribly.
Concerned we should just be cautious.
Yeah let me tell you when I'm gonna say now is -- official.
I don't speak for Fox News I don't speak for President Obama I don't speak for the government for the CDC when I'm telling you now -- my own.
I may turn out to be right I mean on.
First of all -- want to remind you that the word pandemic because it back -- CDC warns about pandemic.
Pandemic in itself means nothing pandemic means that they're going to be a lot of cases of the particular illness it doesn't indicate.
That is going to be severe or that people are going to die but you can have a pandemic having grown toenails too so don't let the word pandemic.
-- were you.
Now might take on what's happening with this -- swine flu -- this.
This is a new mutation.
Of of virus it started with pigs.
And then at combined -- has human features -- features of the human.
Virus and some of the bird -- It's a it's a completely different -- So far as best I can make out all -- cases have been very very mild.
Very few of the people infected have even required.
Hospital -- -- nation.
I think that that's the way it's going to play out I predict that this will -- Now I want to make one warning I give you one warning.
I think it's going to -- because these viruses.
Don't do well in warm weather.
With warm weather their virulence.
However if they hang around -- is likely.
In the fall there is a possibility.
That this now been dying.
Swine flu will become very serious.
On the positive side.
The the authorities have started to make a specific vaccine.
For this virus so if it becomes more virulent.
How we will have a vaccine available in five or six months to protect us.
The actually for the regular flu will continue to be made.
Now in the meantime if you are exposed to someone.
Who has been diagnosed with with swine flu -- -- school were at work.
Speak to your doctor and get some -- -- -- if you know you've been exposed get some Tamiflu.
Both of them have now been shown.
I didn't know this last week but they have both been shown to be effective for Tamiflu the dosage for the Tamiflu.
If you've been exposed is one tablet -- day 75 milligrams for about ten days.
Now if you develop this these winds to your doctor will give you two would day for five days I think it's a good idea.
For most people to have some Tamiflu at home.
-- get ten tablets for every person.
And you if you get infected.
You'll take two tablets today for five days now relents.
Is a different one it works by inhalation.
I want to warn you however that if you have asthma.
Do not use relents to treat -- you're swine flu because as managers don't tolerate that medication well.
To wrap it up in the meantime I'm not ignoring.
The swine flu you have to continue to follow all look practical.
Guidelines for prevention wash your hands as a matter of fact.
It don't shake -- you meet somebody like pat him on the shoulder and I would I wouldn't shake hands and and.
And you know people away from crowded places -- -- now.
-- -- vice president Biden said don't fly don't do -- don't do that.
When I'm telling my own patients if you're in good health and have planned a vacation and -- going somewhere with the possible exception of Mexico I would go review.
Take your Tamiflu -- you.
You know one -- question about -- we hear about it how do you know want to take this you know if you just have body aches -- a cold.
Did did does the doctor tell you well know what you do would you go to medical school and you learn to.
If you can't go to medical schools figured our I mean the point is if you haven't arrested for people like action taking your worried about it now the doctor can tell you.
There is a very special way the doctor can tell.
Whether you have the swine -- there's a thing that put -- your -- that they've avid and they send it away it's a respond to retest and if you have this one flew it grows in that thing that when that there.
-- had to do.
Apparently don't have any time medical -- and -- here and a lot of people were taking it Ned Graham that it clarified that disgraced stable solid advice doctor Rosenfeld.
Let's move on.
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