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Distribution of "swine flu" entails a real risk of epidemics

May 4 2009

World-renowned scientists, experts on the virus, say that modern human civilization is really under threat from a mysterious epidemic of swine flu, and the epidemic of swine hysteria "- a host of rumors and disturbing news about the new disease. Scientists urged not to panic - like "epidemic" in recent years appeared more than once.

"A pandemic of fear - something stronger than a viral infection," - says, for example, in his blog on the site FOX News Channel known expert virologist Professor Mark Siegel. "A lot of so-called" cases of flu, announced just scared people with a runny nose. It is increasingly clear that H1N1 virus is quite mild, though new, despite the hype (about his ultra-hazardous). The current fears about flu portray his death danger is much more exaggerated in comparison with reality, "- says the researcher, virologist.

According to him, diffused the virus is not as massive and short-lived, as it looks from the pages of the media who have made swine flu outbreak of World's "Top News", thereby reinforcing panic among the population of various countries.

The scientist said that neither the first known outbreak of swine flu in 1976, or a pandemic of bird flu in 2006 were not as deadly as this has been portrayed and perceived level of mass consciousness. This is reported by Vesti.

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