Dr. Henry Niman, a biomedical researcher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, expects the flu cases to drop off over the summer but then to return with a vengeance come next flu season. This prediction, that the worst is yet to come, has been echoed by many including Janet Napolitano. Comments like this from Homeland Security has lead some to ask if this was a “beta test” for a NorthCom takeover?
– Dr. Nimans’s FluTraker (Google Map)
– Swine Flu Timeline
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“In 1918, the Spanish flu showed a surge in the spring and then disappeared in the summer months, only to return in the autumn of 1918 with a vengeance,” WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl. “And we know that that eventually killed 40 million to 50 million people.”
– Retrospective: What Happened With Swine Flu in 1976
– Flu Pandemic 1918: A Map of the Mortality Rate.