Category Archives: What We Can Do For Ourselves

H1N1 2009: Vaccines and antiviral resistance

Yesterday brought news of two cases of Tamiflu resistant H1N1 2009 in the US and one in Singapore. It also brought the first authoritative news that our first delivery of vaccines for H1N1 2009 will be considerably less than first … Continue reading

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Hurricanes and pandemics 2009

Pandemics and hurricanes have a lot in common. As I’ve frequently mentioned, I live in “hurricane country”, the coast of the lowcountry of South Carolina, just south of Charleston to be exact. Just the other day I was thinking that … Continue reading

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Swine Flu: When not to go to the ER

I know people who go to the doctor for every little thing imaginable, and some truly imagined, I happen to be related to one, by marriage so I’m not really “related” related. It’s as distressing as it is embarrassing. But … Continue reading

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