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To: republicangel
Why is it only affecting young children? If it was some kind of chemical attack you would think it would also affect the elderly and affirm. What is the normal death rate from the flu?
6 posted on 02/22/2003 5:18:28 AM PST by jellybean (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1979763521 The Clinton Legacy Cookbook)
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To: jellybean
the article mentions 5 (children) per year in this state. But never within 5 days.
9 posted on 02/22/2003 5:20:20 AM PST by republicangel
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To: jellybean; Lion's Cub
1918 Spanish Flu also exhibited unusually high mortality among the young (up to young adults in that case.) The speculation is that they had the weakest resistance, because they had never been exposed to similar strains of flu.
16 posted on 02/22/2003 7:58:51 AM PST by aristeides
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