safely assume that it is swine flu, and not common flu.
WE have a case of a doctor attached to a Malaysian University. he died
of pneumonia after showing symptoms of flu at age 36. He was tested
negative for H1N1.
It shows that Swine Flu is much more virulent and stealthy as well,
than common flu. It killed suddenly even healty young people. It may
be common flu, but what a flu.
The safest way is to prevent ourselves from catching any flu
especially from those that are already heavily infected i.e. US and
Girl with flu-like symptoms dies on flight
August 3, 2009 - 10:26AM
A 15-year-old Brazilian girl who was suffering flu-like symptoms died
on a flight home to Sao Paulo after a group trip to Disneyland in
Florida, media reported.
The teenager, identified as Jaqueline Ruas, came down with flu
symptoms just days before boarding the Copa Airlines flight in
Orlando, Florida, but a check-up by US doctors excluded a swine flu
infection, the state news agency Estadao said.
She complained of feeling seriously ill on the plane before losing
consciousness. Two doctors on board tried in vain to revive her.
The travel agency that organized the trip, Tia Augusta Turismo, said
Ruas and the 30 other people in her group left for the 12-day trip on
She started feeling ill on July 30, and was admitted to hospital, but
she was released after laboratory tests showed she did not have swine