The Flu

(The Killer Flu - H5N1 - Bird Flu - Avian Influenza)

(2009 Swine Flu - H1N1 - Ukraine - Pneumonic Plague - 1918 Spanish Flu)

just some links ... to expedite research ... in case they may be useful...

Ukraine NOV 2009

General Info / News

Does the Vaccine Matter?
Excellent article from Atlantic Magazine by Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer

Medical Voices Vaccine Information Center -

National Vaccine Information Center - covering 2009 "swine flu" Jane Burgermeister - covering 2009 "swine flu"

Index to H1Ni Articles at -

May 2008 Article from Reality Sandwich

Effect Measure Blog -

Effect Measure Blog -

Peter Sandman -

H5N1 News and Resources -   Daily Flu News - Flu Clinic   A Giant Discussion Forum on the Flu - Dr. Henry Niman
(Check the What's New and In the News sections)

The Flu Pandemic Preparedness Snowball - Peter M. Sandman

Notes from DuetscheBank Conference(PDF 10pages)   Excellent article

Preparing for the Coming Influenza Pandemic - Dr. Gratton Woodson (PDF - 34pages)

US Vaccination Law, State by State -

Official Sites US Govt website launched 11/01/05 by Dept of Health and Human Services   US Government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   World Health Organization

WHO FAQ Avian Influenza Frequently Asked Questions

1918 / "Spanish" Flu

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 - Molly Billings -

PBS DVD - Secrets of the Dead - Killer Flu

PBS VHS - American Experience: Influenza 1918

What To Do In Case of Flu

Perhaps there will be a vaccine. Note that current vaccine is useless against H5N1 - but still recommended by authorities for 2 reasons - 1- it MAY help a bit anyway and 2 - the more people are vaccinated the less chance of H5N1 and normal flu existing simultaneously in the same person, which greatly increases chance of H5N1 developing ability for human to human transmission. Tamiflu and other prescription medications may be helpful, but they may also be unavailable and H5N1 may be developing resistance. Personally I lean towards alternative medicine and I distrust vaccines.

I suggest take 4 grams (4000mg) or more, up to 100 grams (100 1000mg tablets) per day, of vitamin C if flu is suspected. Other potentially helpful things: fresh garlic, garlic pills, zinc, echinacea, goldenseal, homeopathic remedies (crotalus horridus), colloidal silver, Oscillococinum, neti kriya (washing out sinuses with saline solution), and of course good diet, sleep and exercise (and yoga). Note that there has been some suggestion that while Sambucol (elderberry extract) may be helpful for regular flus, it may make avian flu worse (see med-owl link below). Also, I have not yet studied this, but Vitamin D may be an effective treatment for flus and other viruses.

Note 01/29/09 - I have posted a new page on Garlic as Medicine and am convinced that chopped raw garlic (in suffient quantity - 1-3 BULBs or more per day) is a powerful remedy for flus. Would also suggest combining with echinacea extract (several droppers per day). Smaller amounts (a few cloves per day) may be an effective preventative. Above 2 paragraphs were written in 2005 and may be useful, but as of 2009, I totally recommend garlic as the top remedy to consider for all colds and flus, even (and especially) "killer flu". If you are worried about the flu, check out my garlic page, learn about it, get used to using it as medicine, and learn to grow it.

Flu Vaccine / Vitmain D - Donald W. Miller Jr. M.D. - OCT 2008

H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Therapy -

H5N1 Herbal Therapies page at

Book - Ascorbate: The Science of Vitamin C (Amazon link)

News article: silver nanoparticles kill viruses

Dr. Mercola says hydrogen peroxide in the ears fights flu interesting potential herbal remedy

The Conspiracy Angle

Some people say that this virus (H5N1, H1N1) was created and/or tweaked and/or will be purposely introduced for purposes of population reduction and control, possibly through a program of mandatory vaccinations.

David Icke on Swine Flu vaccine 2009 -

Article by Dr Horowitz at 10/11/05   Lays it all out... - Dr Len Horwitz
Some interesting theories on vaccines are discussed in his books. - Archive of Bird Flu Stories - Main page ("conspiracy" site)

Links to Stories on Dead Microbiologists   a very suspicious story...

Vaccination Liberation   tons of info on the case against vaccinations flu page

Dr. Joseph Mercola 10/18/05
He claims its all nonsense and a complete hoax. Actually I'm sure there is much hype, fear-mongering and profiteering going on, but it seems pretty real to me.

Avian Flu - The Pandemic That Will Never Be - Dr. Tim O'Shea
This is a guy I really respect. A lengthy article worth reading.

Reconstructed 1918 Flu

CDD May Send 1918 Flu to Various Labs

Germ Research

Some Books Related to Flu, Viruses, etc.

NOTE - Just some books I happen to have come across, not an exhaustive list or necessarily the best books on the subject. For what they're worth -

The Great Bird Flu Hoax - Dr. Josph Mercola
Subtitled: The Truth They Don't Want You to Know About the "Next Big Pandemic"

The Coming Plague - Laurie Garret
Subtitled: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance 1994 Farrar Straus Giroux 750 pages (hardback $25.00) ISBN:0374126461
Extensive and very interesting book, covering lots of history. Recommended.

The Hot Zone - Richard Preston
1999 Anchor 352 pages (paperback $14.95) ISBN 0385495226
Very popular bestseller. Scary true story of an Ebola outbreak.

The Demon in the Freezer - Richard Preston
ISBN 0965619664

Flu - Gina Kolata
Subtitled:The Story of the Great influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus Taht Caused It

Plague Time - Paul W. Ewald
Subtitled: How Stealth Infections Cause Cancers, Heart Diease, and Other Deadly Ailments

The Secret Life of Germs - Philip M. Tierno Jr, Ph.D
Subtitled: Observations and Lessons From a Microbe Hunter

Lyme Disease and The SS Elbrus - Rachel Verdon
Subtitled: Collaboration Between the Nazis and Communists in Chemical and Biological Warfare
This one might be a little wacky. Picked up at a library sale. Have not read.

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Revised 11/13/09. First posted 10/19/05.