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        Greeks are skeptical about H1N1 flu vaccine

        (Somewhat disconcerting if we live in Greece — the Greeks are against the H1N1 Vaccine! Story below from kathimerini newspaper)

        Just days before a mass inoculation program against the potentially deadly H1N1 virus begins in Greece, a poll conducted on behalf of Kathimerini indicates that six in 10 Greeks do not intend to be vaccinated.
        The Public Issue poll suggests that 63 percent of respondents will choose not to get the jab. The survey also points to a general sense of composure among Greeks with regard to the possibility of being infected by swine flu.
        Seven in 10 said they are not avoiding shaking people’s hands. Eight in 10 said they are not covering their mouths and noses when they find themselves in a crowded area. Six in 10 do not avoid taking public transport and half say they are going out to nightclubs, cafes and public utility offices with the same frequency as before the virus appeared in Greece.
        The telephone poll of 538 people also indicated that seven in 10 Greeks feel they are well informed about the implications of the virus. As a result, 95 percent say they wash their hands carefully, 89 percent clean their work areas or surfaces at home and 74 percent do not share cups or towels.
        Just over half of Greeks feel that the measures taken by the government to combat or treat the virus are adequate. Health Minister Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou yesterday announced the timetable for the vaccination program, which will begin next Monday when health professionals will be the first to be inoculated. On November 23, people in high-risk groups, such as the elderly or those with chronic health problems, will be allowed to get their jabs. On December 1, anyone aged between 18 and 49 will be able to be vaccinated. From December 7, inoculation will start for children up to the age of 17 and anyone over the age of 50.
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        http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_politics_0_10/11/2009_112287

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            I’m not surprised, remember the bird flu, they killed all their chickens and for what? Check who is CEO of the company that supplies the vaccination.

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                Beg to differ Bill, no one in this area killed their birds just kept them under cover as proscribed, and most of them still are

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                    Well in France it’s the same! A lot of contrevorsy on this vaccine. They oppened 1067 centers across the country for free vaccinations… and very few people are going! People are scared of this vaccine. It has been developed so rapidly…

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                        A doctor from a leading hospital in Athens has resigned, stating, he would not use a vaccination that has never been tested on humans.

                        Take note that Rumsfeld owns the company that is making the stuff.

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                            In Ekatermerini it states the vaccinations start today with hospital workers etc. and the elderly next monday.
                            six out of ten residents have said they will not be vaccinated.
                            Bill can you tell me which company that Rumsfeld owns manufactures the vaccine?
                            have searched but can only find references to Searle Industries in the late 70’s when he was CEO,and he was Chairman of Gilead Sciences ,from 1997 til 2001, which developed Tamilflu .

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                                Sorry, that should say owns stock in the company.

                                Gilead whose stock rose by 700% when markets were crashing by 40%, who, as you say have the copyright on Tamiflu. His royalties from Roche (also in the mix) are said to be $78.8 million.

                                10% of the monies spent worldwide on the vaccination go to Mr Rumsfeld.

                                There is of course much more, this I found with a quick google.

                                It seems that most people believe this is another hoax in which large pharmaceutical companies will make a fortune, and Rumsfeld is in the middle of it, a known fibber.

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                                    Oops again, that should read Gilead developed and Roche hold the patent.

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                                        i just remembered something. for this winter as in every winter some of the population will have flu vaccination. like the eldery, kids, the army etc. well the greek state since last year has said that the regular vaccination will now also have the H1N1 included.

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                                            Well, time has proven that the vaccination was unnecessary. I wonder if there are any documented cases of its being harmful?

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