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Das Prinzip von Entwicklung: Dynamik, nicht Statistik

Von der Ehrlichkeit gegenüber der Natur

Max Planck zum 150. Geburtstag

Überlegungen zur Klimahypothese:
Von der Physik der Atmosphäre aus gesehen, gibt es kein Klima. In der Atmosphäre spielt nur das Wetter eine Rolle.

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FUSION Nr 1/2008


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Schiller-Institut: Die Weltlandbrücke wird Realität


Lyndon LaRouche: Die kommenden 50 Jahre

+++ 5. September 2009 +++

H1N1/09: WHO Issues Warning on Second Wave of Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned countries in the northern hemisphere to prepare for the second wave of pandemic spread, in its ninth Briefing Note on H1N1 issued Aug. 28. The document confirms that this novel virus is now the dominant influenza strain in most parts of the world, and recapitulates how it is spreading, and for the most part mildly; however, its pattern is to preferentially affect a small number of young (15-40) very severely, and also all those "subgroups", who are in a weakened condition from poverty, obesity and illness.

A significant feature, in contrast to other seasonal influenza infections, is that the virus directly infects the lung, causing severe respiratory failure. Such cases must be hospitalized. Some cities in the southern hemisphere countries reported that nearly 15% of those who had to be hospitalized required intensive care.

This is a severe logistics chokepoint, given the low ratios of hospital beds and intensive care units per 100,000 population in so-called "developed" countries, and near non-existence elsewhere. The WHO therefore urges countries to take the necessary preparedness measures, "to anticipate this increased demand on intensive care units, which could be overwhelmed by a sudden surge in the number of severe cases."

Britain's lack of medical infrastructure was highlighted in July, when it had to airlift a 26-year-old, pregnant H1N1 patient to Stockholm, for a month of breathing-support on extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) equipment. The patient would normally have been treated in July at the British ECMO center in Leicester, but it has only five ECMO units, and all were in use.

These findings were taken up by WHO Director General Margaret Chan in an exclusive interview with the Aug. 31 Le Monde. She insisted that "this virus travels at an unbelievable, unheard of speed. In six weeks time, it travels the same distance as other viruses in six months." It is also highly contagious and threatens to infect "up to 30% of the population in densely populated countries", she says.

She points out that although 60% of deaths concerned people with underlying health problems, that means that "40% were among young adults - in good health - who die within five to seven days of viral pneumonia. That's the most worrisome fact." It is both difficult and expensive to treat such patients.

Mrs. Chan speaks out against triage, stating that extra resources have to be mobilized. "We can't rob Peter to pay Paul." When asked what is most needed in the fight against H1N1, the WHO Director General replied: "political leadership".



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