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Tamiflu/Rumsfeld/H1N1 redux

11/17/2011 09:02 am ET
  • Jay Gordon, MD Nationally renowned pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA Medical School

The Swine Flu news stories must bring to mind the previous ad campaign to sell Tamiflu.

This virus is being made to sound mysterious because the diagnoses are being made in scattered areas. This should merely highlight the fact that tens or hundreds of thousands of people with bad colds might have this same virus, are getting better and what we really need to do is wash our hands, get rest, stay well-hydrated and stay calm. Trying selling that idea!

JNGMD

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