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To: datura

There are reports from the 1918 pandemic of people walking down the street and suddenly dropping dead in their tracks. Whether they were symptom-free prior to that is, of course, unknowable.


30 posted on 08/08/2005 5:59:27 AM PDT by prion (Yes, as a matter of fact, I AM the spelling police)
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To: prion
"There are reports from the 1918 pandemic of people walking down the street and suddenly dropping dead in their tracks. "

They would be symptomatic the alternative is impossible

32 posted on 08/08/2005 6:34:06 AM PDT by Kelly_2000 (Because they stand on a wall and say nothing is going to hurt you tonight. Not on my watch)
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I to have heard stories of the the 1918 pandemic of fast death. I once heard from my Great Grandmother, who lived through it a neighbor of hers went to sleep feeling fine and did not wake up.


50 posted on 08/08/2005 8:36:25 AM PDT by TXBSAFH (NHL legend Conn Smythe: "If you can't beat 'em in the alley, you can't beat 'em on the ice.")
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