Archive for December, 2007

Read All About It!! Bird Flu Human to Human Transmissions

December 29, 2007

Earlier today I was reading all the hype on Pakistan being the first country to have a confirmed human to human transmission case of the H5N1.  I wondered what happened to all of the other ones I read about throughout the past few months or did I just trip over my dog, bump my head and imagined they existed? So I started looking for them.  I could have put down hundreds of articles here about the human to human bird flu transmission but just added a few.  I guess the difference with the recent cluster in Pakistan is it is the first confirmed one of human to human.  But there have been several other reports about human to human transmission, not just this one isolated incident in Pakistan.   

This link is from the Wall Street Journal on 12/05/07.  It has the victims and what they died from listed.  

 http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info-avfludeaths07-sort.html?&s=0&ps=false&a=up 

I noticed when I looked it over that there were several clusters reported in several places. Though there has been no information as to what actually happened to the infected persons.   

I kept searching and found several articles of interest.  This one says there is confirmed human to human bird flu transmission in Vietnam: 

 http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn4631-humantohuman-bird-flu-transmission-investigated.html 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/04/world/asia/04flu.html  

These articles are about Indonesia having limited human to human transmission: 

 http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=060524090549.rlhhjd5z&show_article=1 

http://www.recombinomics.com/News/04170504/H5N1_H2H_Proof.html 

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003082492_birdflu24.html 

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070829/bird_flu_070829/20070829?hub=Health http://uk.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUKN2829220820070828 

http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/549006/mutation_found_in_bird_flu_virus/index.html?source=r_health 

These articles are about a father who got the virus from his son: 

 http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/23/news/flu.php 

http://www.newstarget.com/019764.html

 http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/23/world/asia/22cnd-flu.html?_r=1&hp&ex=1151121600&en=f086bf34e7d67451&ei=5094&partner=homepage&oref=slogin 

Science report on human transmission. 

 http://www.eurosurveillance.org/em/v10n12/1012-222.asp http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,299561,00.html  

Thailand reporting first case of human to human transmission. 

 http://www.jphpk.gov.my/English/Sept04%2030c.htm http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2004/09/28/birdflu040928.html  

Vietnam reporting human to human spread: 

 http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6912 

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn4631-humantohuman-bird-flu-transmission-investigated.html 

http://www.asianresearch.org/articles/2624.html  

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2008 Psychic Predictions made on December 19, 2007

December 21, 2007

* California, be prepared for even more disasters this year.  You will experience everything from mudslides to fires to earthquakes to floods. The difference is that during this year, the disasters will happen more often and they will be worse than in 2007.

*Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois and other states should be prepared for flooding. 

* Bird Flu will be found to be mutating once again and more clusters will be reported. It will also be discovered that bird flu has become easier to spread from human to human. 

* Hurricane prediction for this summer –  We will not escape them again this year.  At least two major storms will hit the United States. 

* There will be a terrorist/hostage situation on board an aircraft.

* Be ready for a food scare, as a food will be found to contain a poison.

* A tornado will hit a downtown area.

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 by Pernel Dove  and www.krystalnet.com

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Thoughts on Bird Flu

December 19, 2007

After having a rather nasty dream about Bird Flu, I woke up this morning feeling very unsettled.  Is it just me or is there actually more human to human transmissions going on? 

I am concerned and thinking about the clusters in Pakistan, China, Indonesia and other places.  I have to ask myself how much of this is going to be covered up?  Now we know that when there was human to human transmission before, it was covered up for almost a year.  So should things be different now?  I don’t think so.   

My dream was harsh, so harsh that I will not write about it but I knew when awakened this morning that H5N1 is on the move and no matter what we do we will not be able to stop it.  Can it be stalled for a bit ?  Yes, stop it? NO.  I also know it is mutating once again and getting easier to spread to humans.  Are we losing the battle here against bird flu?  Unfortunately, yes we are.   

I know there are surges in winter and that the death rate is claimed to be lower this year but I’m sorry, I do not hold any faith in the numbers being touted out there.  Too many people were buried before ever being tested. Too many people were not diagnosed with H5N1 though died from high fevers etc without the “OFFICIAL” notification of it being bird flu so these people cannot be on the list.  What is the real number of human deaths from bird flu? Who knows as we are being given the numbers to keep the count low and no one who dies from H5N1 or dies being suspected of it can be on the list as it is not “CONFIRMED.”  Should we believe the list? No and we should also not believe the current death rate of around 60 percent since it is probably higher.  Take 2007 with 77 confirmed cases and 51 deaths being reported.  Take 51 and divide it by 77 it equals to: 66 percent.  In 2006 there were 115 cases with 79 deaths which makes it 68.6 percent.  If you take Indonesia, the hardest hit country with 115 reported cases and 93 confirmed deaths, the calculated death rate is 80 percent.  Not pretty numbers.

 With the increased numbers of human clusters, sources being harder to track where the H5N1 came from and more human to human transmission of the illness, I believe that the current phase of pandemic should be raised to a level 4. But then again what do I know. Here I have resigned myself to the fact that the avian flu pandemic is going to happen.  I will watch the bloggers and science sites for information since they seem to be the most reliable sources for info out there.  Why are they reliable? Because they care and really want to help people to prepare for the H5N1 pandemic in order to save lives.  There is nothing else in it for them. I personally applaud them for their time, effort, honesty and endurance.   

Pernel was featured in the News

December 15, 2007

I want to thank the News media and blogs for featuring my story about our family’s Christmas display and baby Jesus being stolen during this Christmas season.

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You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

December 3, 2007

It seems one North Central Florida neighborhood has a real life Grinch. Thieves are stealing Christmas decorations, everything from reindeer to baby Jesus…

Three homes in Arredondo Farms in Southwest Gainesville have already been targeted.One victim says the thieves stole her entire nativity scene, baby Jesus and all.Its got other residents securing their decorations for fear of losing them too.Sheriff’s deputies say you may want to keep your decorations close to your home where you can see them best. Once your lawn ornaments go missing, they say you’ll probably never see them again.

Anne Imanuel, WCJB TV20 News

 Other links:

 Baby Jesus Stolen From Nativity Scene – Orlando News Story – WKMG Orlando  

 Anorak News » Blog Archive » Baby Jesus Stolen  

 Florida – A Real Life Grinch Stealing Christmas Decorations   

I would like all to know that we have put up new Christmas items to display at our home for Christmas.  

Merry Christmas !

Christmas display stolen

December 2, 2007

This is not an easy article for me to write as it is very personal and painful.  Sadly, the Monday before Thanksgiving my favorite uncle was buried.  He died of cancer.  That very same day of his funeral, I got a message from my sister that my nephew had been in a horrible car accident. My nephew was at Hurly Medical Center in intensive care fighting for his life. He is in critical condition and the prognosis is not good.  Even if he survives the serious injuries and is taken off life support to heal, he will never walk again. The brain injuries are so severe that he will not be the same person ever.  He is just 32 years old. My nephew has a five year old daughter who will never know who her father really was.   

We as a family are struggling to keep this Christmas season alive for the children who do not understand what is going on with all the family tribulations. So we decided to set up our usual Christmas display. As if to add insult to injury and much to our horror when we got up yesterday morning we discovered that thieves had taken the entire Christmas display during the night. They also destroyed what they could not take.  We were devastated.   

Almost immediately, I began to see a different picture of this theft. It initially began with the police officer I reported the theft to when he said, “Wait a minute, are you telling me they stole Jesus?”  I sadly said, “Yes, they did.” and he was totally outraged.  He promised to increase police patrols in the area and to get the thieves no matter what.  You see part of the Christmas display we had in front of our home was the holy nativity.  The thieves not only took Jesus, they took The Blessed Virgin and her husband St. Joseph, the three Wise men and all the stable animals.  

As people hear about this, they have been outraged by this theft. My neighbor told me he is going to move.  He said that during the Christmas season he loved to look out his window at the nativity display in our yard. It filled him with peace and happiness.  My neighbor was sickened by the theft of the display.  He told me he is not religious but said it gave him peace. It gave him a thrill to look at our Christmas display and it broke his heart that it would no longer be there.  A little girl banged on my door yesterday, when I opened it she was crying and blurted out, “Is it true?!  Did someone actually steal the baby Jesus from your yard?!”   

Everyone who has heard of the theft has expressed outrage about the theft of the nativity. Now, the thieves also took our Santa’s sled and reindeers. Many other items like the Christmas lights were taken as well. Then the thieves destroyed the ones they did not take with them. But the thing people are the angriest about is the theft of the Nativity.  I have to say it is not just upset either it is plain downright anger.  I have heard people say, “Who would steal Jesus?”  or “What kind of an individual would take The Holy family?”  They have expressed anger, sorrow and plain disgust over this theft.   

This theft hurt. They are just items that can be replaced but to be honest some of them belonged to our Mom who died a few years ago from cancer.  She hand picked some of the Christmas display items.  They had a lot of special memories connected to them and those cherished items can’t be emotionally replaced. But this theft has also had a rippled effect.  It has hurt our family that these items Mom loved are gone but it also hurt the people who loved to just look at the Christmas display with the Nativity. So many individuals have stopped out front of our house to shake their heads and say how sorry they are for the despicable theft. There have been Whites, Blacks, Asians, Hispanics, religious and non religious alike that have stopped by to express their anger over this theft.  This has amazed me as I had never thought about the people who had seen the display and its impact that it may have had on them.  This theft has opened my eyes to a larger picture so not this year (as they stole everything and money is tight with Christmas expenses) but next year, our Christmas display will be back in front of the house.  It will be all new, bright, shiny and full of light. And if they steal it again, we will replace it again since now I know it is there for a lot more than just my personal family to enjoy.    

A previous Photo of our Christmas display with the Nativity. pen-christmas.jpg