60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

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60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

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https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by Chester Cheesewright » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am

barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by barrysoetoro » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 am

Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


I’m glad you brought that up
Muslim Obama stopped testing. So did his stooge Biden.
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by Chester Cheesewright » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:31 am

barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 am
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


I’m glad you brought that up
Muslim Obama stopped testing. So did his stooge Biden.
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by barrysoetoro » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:49 am

Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:31 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 am
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


I’m glad you brought that up
Muslim Obama stopped testing. So did his stooge Biden.
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Do me a favor, put that quote of mine in context that you're using.
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by Lily » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:41 pm

Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:31 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 am
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


I’m glad you brought that up
Muslim Obama stopped testing. So did his stooge Biden.
► Tell me about it
Brief information re: differences brown H1N1 and COVID-19 ----

Testing for H1N1 was not particularly valuable because the virus was so prevalent, and there was a readily available therapy — Tamiflu and other similar antivirals, which also work on seasonal flu.

A confirmatory diagnostic test could take days to come back with results. “The rapid tests were not very accurate, and we had an antiviral, and we didn’t want people (doctors) to refrain from giving them an antiviral because they were waiting for a test or the test result was negative.”
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19, although research suggests the investigational drug remdesivir may shorten the time to recovery and the steroid medication dexamethasone may improve survival of critically ill patients.

The situation with COVID-19 is very different, because testing is still critical for understanding where the coronavirus is spreading and because it’s an essential public health tool for controlling the virus.
“Testing triggers isolation and contact tracing for the COVID-19 situation. “So for disease control, it’s really important to test. That was not the case with H1N1 flu.”

According to CDC estimates, the H1N1 pandemic infected 60.8 million Americans over a year, but led to just 12,469 deaths. That puts the H1N1 infection fatality rate at 0.02%, or some 30 to 50 times less deadly than COVID-19.
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by Chester Cheesewright » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:51 pm

Lily wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:41 pm
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:31 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 am
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


I’m glad you brought that up
Muslim Obama stopped testing. So did his stooge Biden.
► Tell me about it
Brief information re: differences brown H1N1 and COVID-19 ----

Testing for H1N1 was not particularly valuable because the virus was so prevalent, and there was a readily available therapy — Tamiflu and other similar antivirals, which also work on seasonal flu.

A confirmatory diagnostic test could take days to come back with results. “The rapid tests were not very accurate, and we had an antiviral, and we didn’t want people (doctors) to refrain from giving them an antiviral because they were waiting for a test or the test result was negative.”
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19, although research suggests the investigational drug remdesivir may shorten the time to recovery and the steroid medication dexamethasone may improve survival of critically ill patients.

The situation with COVID-19 is very different, because testing is still critical for understanding where the coronavirus is spreading and because it’s an essential public health tool for controlling the virus.
“Testing triggers isolation and contact tracing for the COVID-19 situation. “So for disease control, it’s really important to test. That was not the case with H1N1 flu.”

According to CDC estimates, the H1N1 pandemic infected 60.8 million Americans over a year, but led to just 12,469 deaths. That puts the H1N1 infection fatality rate at 0.02%, or some 30 to 50 times less deadly than COVID-19.
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by barrysoetoro » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:21 pm

Lily wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:41 pm
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:31 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 am
Chester Cheesewright wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:16 am
barrysoetoro wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
https://www.cnsnews.com/index.php/blog/ ... ed-testing

On his nationally-syndicated radio show on Thursday, conservative host Mark Levin contrasted the coronavirus pandemic with the Obama-Biden administration's response to the 2009 swine flu epidemic, especially its decision to stop testing.

Levin replayed a C-SPAN clip from May 2019 in which Ron Klain, a former chief of staff for Biden, says that the Obama-Biden response team “did every possible thing wrong.”

We had a bunch of really talented, really good people working on it and we did every possible thing wrong and 60 million Americans got H1N1 in that period of time.”

"Well, why didn’t they prevent it?" Levin asked. "Why didn’t they have everybody hunker down?”

A report by CBS in 2009 said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told states to stop testing. Levin quoted the CBS reporter Sharyl Attkinson, “In late July, the CDC abruptly advised states to stop testing for the H1N1 flu and stop counting individual cases.”

“The rationale given for the CDC guidance to forego testing and tracking individual cases was 'why waste resources testing for the swine flu when the government has already confirmed that there is an epidemic?'”

“But Obama, Biden said no more testing, therefore no more reporting on the consequences. This is so damning. This is so damning.”

An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.
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An estimated 12,469 individuals in the United States died from (H1N1) pandemic virus infection in the first year of the outbreak, according to the CDC. COVID-related deaths in the United States number 126,647 between early February and July 17.


I’m glad you brought that up
Muslim Obama stopped testing. So did his stooge Biden.
► Tell me about it
Brief information re: differences brown H1N1 and COVID-19 ----

Testing for H1N1 was not particularly valuable because the virus was so prevalent, and there was a readily available therapy — Tamiflu and other similar antivirals, which also work on seasonal flu.

A confirmatory diagnostic test could take days to come back with results. “The rapid tests were not very accurate, and we had an antiviral, and we didn’t want people (doctors) to refrain from giving them an antiviral because they were waiting for a test or the test result was negative.”
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19, although research suggests the investigational drug remdesivir may shorten the time to recovery and the steroid medication dexamethasone may improve survival of critically ill patients.

The situation with COVID-19 is very different, because testing is still critical for understanding where the coronavirus is spreading and because it’s an essential public health tool for controlling the virus.
“Testing triggers isolation and contact tracing for the COVID-19 situation. “So for disease control, it’s really important to test. That was not the case with H1N1 flu.”

According to CDC estimates, the H1N1 pandemic infected 60.8 million Americans over a year, but led to just 12,469 deaths. That puts the H1N1 infection fatality rate at 0.02%, or some 30 to 50 times less deadly than COVID-19.
Obama stopped testing. Stay on topic
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Re: 60 Million Americans Got Swine Flu, Obama and Biden Stopped Testing

Post by thelionofthenorth » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:02 pm

Yeah, because individual testing/tracking is a tool for tracking the spread of a disease, and h1n1 was widespread by the time the CDC discontinued widespread testing.

>The CDC explains in an archived webpage that individual cases of H1N1 pandemic influenza were monitored early on to track the spread of the disease, but as the virus became widespread, the case counts “became an increasingly inaccurate representation of the true burden of disease” as many people were mildly ill and did not seek treatment and the vast majority were not tested.

“CDC recognized early in the outbreak that once disease was widespread,” the website continues, “it would be more valuable to transition to standard surveillance systems to monitor illness, hospitalizations and deaths.”

On another webpage, the CDC says that individual case counts became “increasingly impractical and not representative of the true extent of the outbreak” because only a small proportion of patients were tested for influenza, “so the true benefit of keeping track of these numbers is questionable.”

The webpage added that the “extensive spread” of the virus made it “extremely resource-intensive for states to count individual cases,” and that the agency would continue to track H1N1 hospitalizations and deaths.
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