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Vaccine makers get Immunity

Looks like they're making sure no one can sue anyone when people start dropping dead from the H1N1 vaccine they'll be handing out shortly. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle6694046.ece

Here's a nice little headline about the vaccine. Let's make sure we rush the most important part of a new vaccine.... The safety checks Unbelievable!
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle6694046.ece

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Well lets see.

Vaccine that was not tested properly, and using a live virus.

Manufacture protected from getting sued.

POTS talking about making it mandatory.

Yeah! Now thats just what "We the People" want!

Man talk about representing big business.

There going to make me an out law before it's over.

1. I will not take this vaccine.
2. I will not answer but one question on the new census.
3. I will not surrender my 2A rights........ Ever!


And it may be sooner than later..

F.E.M.A. NLE 09 exercise.

Can some one look more into this, to see if it's just a show and tell, or if there going to hit the streets?



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Copied directly from the FEMA website.

National Level Exercise 2009 (NLE 09)

National Level Exercise 2009 (NLE 09) is scheduled for July 27 through July 31, 2009. NLE 09 will be the first major exercise conducted by the United States government that will focus exclusively on terrorism prevention and protection, as opposed to incident response and recovery.

NLE 09 is designated as a Tier I National Level Exercise. Tier I exercises (formerly known as the Top Officials exercise series or TOPOFF) are conducted annually in accordance with the National Exercise Program (NEP), which serves as the nation's overarching exercise program for planning, organizing, conducting and evaluating national level exercises. The NEP was established to provide the U.S. government, at all levels, exercise opportunities to prepare for catastrophic crises ranging from terrorism to natural disasters.

NLE 09 is a White House directed, Congressionally- mandated exercise that includes the participation of all appropriate federal department and agency senior officials, their deputies, staff and key operational elements. In addition, broad regional participation of state, tribal, local, and private sector is anticipated. This year the United States welcomes the participation of Australia, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom in NLE 09.

EXERCISE FOCUS

NLE 09 will focus on intelligence and information sharing among intelligence and law enforcement communities, and between international, federal, regional, state, tribal, local and private sector participants.

The NLE 09 scenario will begin in the aftermath of a notional terrorist event outside of the United States, and exercise play will center on preventing subsequent efforts by the terrorists to enter the United States and carry out additional attacks. This scenario enables participating senior officials to focus on issues related to preventing terrorist events domestically and protecting U.S. critical infrastructure.

NLE 09 will allow terrorism prevention efforts to proceed to a logical end (successful or not), with no requirement for response or recovery activities.

NLE 09 will be an operations-based exercise to include: activities taking place at command posts, emergency operation centers, intelligence centers and potential field locations to include federal headquarters facilities in the Washington D.C. area, and in federal, regional, state, tribal, local and private sector facilities in FEMA Region VI, which includes the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

EXERCISE OBJECTIVES

Through a comprehensive evaluation process, the exercise will assess prevention and protection capabilities both nationally and regionally. Although NLE 09 is still in the planning stages, the exercise is currently designed to validate the following capabilities:

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Counter-Terrorism Investigation and Law Enforcement
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Air, Border and Maritime Security
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Critical Infrastructure Protection
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Public and Private Sector Alert/Notification and Security Advisories
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International Coordination

VALIDATING THE HOMELAND SECURITY SYSTEM

Exercises such as NLE 09 are an important component of national preparedness, helping to build an integrated federal, state, tribal, local and private sector capability to prevent terrorist attacks, and rapidly and effectively respond to, and recover from, any terrorist attack or major disaster that occurs.

The full-scale exercise offers agencies and jurisdictions a way to test their plans and skills in a real-time, realistic environment and to gain the in-depth knowledge that only experience can provide. Participants will exercise prevention and information sharing functions that are critical to preventing terrorist attacks. Lessons learned from the exercise will provide valuable insights to guide future planning for securing the nation against terrorist attacks, disasters, and other emergencies.

For more information about NLE 09, contact the FEMA News Desk: 202-646-4600.

FEMA leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards including natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other man-made disasters.

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Thanks man. I seen that, and a few others. I was wondering how detailed, or involved this thing is going to be.

In other words. Is this going to just be an office exercise, or a full blown battalion in the streets with M-16's locked and loaded?



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My wife had H1N1 and said it's a pussy bug, but leave it to the government to supercharge it with "rapid deployment" of a vaccine that kills it but instead makes it more immune and dangerous.

And as far as the FEMA thing, I've known about it for a bit. This could be bad, very bad.
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^I didn't know shit about it until I just read it.
Are there any more details??

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i beleive mandated vaccines will be the cause of people to rise.we'll at least in smithville tx.

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Every time I'm at the VA they try to give me flu shots. I have the same answer every time "How many of you do you think it'll take to give me a shot I don't want?"

"Well sir, it's for your well being."

"Yeah, got that. Get the shot 100% chance of getting sick. Don't get the shot, 50/50 chance of getting sick. No thanks."
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if you have been watching the international news, then you know that the H1N1 is a huge deal, some of the projections are that millions will die.

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Avoid the vaccine like the plague.

Our government needs our help, they have an addiction. Our government is addicted to our money. Since they always have our best interest at heart it's time we return the favor. We need to have an intervention, for the governments own good of course. It's just irresponsible for us to let people with a known money addiction continue to handle our money. Lets have an intervention now so we can help these sick individuals.
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Exactly. My wife and her elderly mother contracted H1N1. She said it's a pussyfied version of the normal cold.
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scare tactics its big pharma and the us goverment playing games with each other to get rich off us.who cares about the mass of people right?

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You guys are freaking out over nothing. Stay healthy and dont worry. I highly doubt our FDA is going to allow some unsafe H1N1 vaccine out to kill millions of people.

The media fucked everything up when the H1N1 came out to begin with. If they would have not reported it, we wouldnt have had a panic. This whole story is just stirring the pot for no freaking reason.

While it is believed the virus is going to come back, again, dont let the media blow it out of proportion.

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You guys are freaking out over nothing. Stay healthy and dont worry. I highly doubt our FDA is going to allow some unsafe H1N1 vaccine out to kill millions of people.

The media fucked everything up when the H1N1 came out to begin with. If they would have not reported it, we wouldn't have had a panic. This whole story is just stirring the pot for no freaking reason.

While it is believed the virus is going to come back, again, dont let the media blow it out of proportion.
Who knows if the vaccine won't give you cancer or something else further on down the road. These fucks aren't to be trusted. I'll take my chances and won't take the vaccine. I don't think they're over hyping it. I think they're preparing us for what's coming to us and helping them depopulate.

Our government needs our help, they have an addiction. Our government is addicted to our money. Since they always have our best interest at heart it's time we return the favor. We need to have an intervention, for the governments own good of course. It's just irresponsible for us to let people with a known money addiction continue to handle our money. Lets have an intervention now so we can help these sick individuals.
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http://articles.mercola.com/sites/ar...-Vaccines.aspx

Mr Tinfoil Hat, I heard someone mention they would like a turbin tinfoil hat.

I would like one in the shape of a baseball cap. TIA
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Mr Tinfoil Hat, I heard someone mention they would like a turbin tinfoil hat.

I would like one in the shape of a baseball cap. TIA
What's scary is that with "socialized medicine" you may not HAVE the choice to get the vaccine or not. They can mandate ANYTHING involving health issues, and you would be breaking FEDERAL laws upon noncompliance. This is an issue that no one wants to bring up. Next thing you know, ther's 3 million people dead from a "rushed" vaccine, and no one is held responsible. A government "mulligan", if you will.

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You guys are freaking out over nothing. Stay healthy and dont worry. I highly doubt our FDA is going to allow some unsafe H1N1 vaccine out to kill millions of people.



Really? Hummm. I seem to remember in the early 70's they did just exactly what you are saying they will not do. As a matter of FACT. Even the liberal media was saying the cure was worse than the bug. The reason they stopped making people take it, 4000 deaths and some neurological disorder the vaccine caused. And Baxter got the crap sued out of them selves for doing this. Why do you think the obama did a preemptive strike against the law suites?

See for your self...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_9I1L_P370 Same shit they are doing now.

You want to look up what they will pass along to people? Look up the polio vaccine and 30% brain cancer increase 20 years later, that was contributed to this vaccine.



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Let me see if I can find the link about Guillian Barre disease linked to the h1n1 vaccine. It's hard to find because it was completely blacked out by the American media.

Our government needs our help, they have an addiction. Our government is addicted to our money. Since they always have our best interest at heart it's time we return the favor. We need to have an intervention, for the governments own good of course. It's just irresponsible for us to let people with a known money addiction continue to handle our money. Lets have an intervention now so we can help these sick individuals.
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Found it. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-America.html Gee I wonder why the American media hasn't covered it? maybe it's because they promote every single fucking day that you should get the vaccine. Here's one about squalene which is in the vaccine. http://blogs.mercola.com/sites/vital...t-Exposed.aspx

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the difference with the H1N1 from earlier is the fact that it wasn't even Flu season. Additionally there's been time for it to become stronger and more resistant to treatment.
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the difference with the H1N1 from earlier is the fact that it wasn't even Flu season. Additionally there's been time for it to become stronger and more resistant to treatment.
H1N1 Pandemic Virus Does Not Mutate Into 'Superbug' In Lab Study
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ScienceDaily (Sep. 1, 2009) — A laboratory study by University of Maryland researchers suggests that some of the worst fears about a virulent H1N1 pandemic flu season may not be realized this year

Was The Public Health Response To Swine Flu Alarmist?
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Pandemic A/H1N1 is significantly different than the pandemic that was predicted, says Doshi. Pandemic A/H1N1 virus is not a new subtype but the same subtype as seasonal H1N1 that has been circulating since 1977. Furthermore, a substantial portion of the population may have immunity.


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I'll take my chances without it
Exactly. Vitamin D will be my vaccination.

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Exactly. Vitamin D will be my vaccination.
Try C instead.


... unless you have brittle bones


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I've never had a flu shot and I've had the flu only once in my life = about 8 years ago.
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In the Army it was mandatory. Along with TB, anthrax ,s mallpox, and so on
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Found it. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-America.html Gee I wonder why the American media hasn't covered it? maybe it's because they promote every single fucking day that you should get the vaccine. Here's one about squalene which is in the vaccine. http://blogs.mercola.com/sites/vital...t-Exposed.aspx
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Swine flu jab link to killer nerve disease: Leaked letter reveals concern of neurologists over 25 deaths in America
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Prevention: Is the swine flu jab safe?
A warning that the new swine flu jab is linked to a deadly nerve disease has been sent by the Government to senior neurologists in a confidential letter.
The letter from the Health Protection Agency, the official body that oversees public health, has been leaked to The Mail on Sunday, leading to demands to know why the information has not been given to the public before the vaccination of millions of people, including children, begins.
It tells the neurologists that they must be alert for an increase in a brain disorder called Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), which could be triggered by the vaccine.
GBS attacks the lining of the nerves, causing paralysis and inability to breathe, and can be fatal.
The letter, sent to about 600 neurologists on July 29, is the first sign that there is concern at the highest levels that the vaccine itself could cause serious complications.
It refers to the use of a similar swine flu vaccine in the United States in 1976 when:
More people died from the vaccination than from swine flu.
500 cases of GBS were detected.
The vaccine may have increased the risk of contracting GBS by eight times.
The vaccine was withdrawn after just ten weeks when the link with GBS became clear.
The US Government was forced to pay out millions of dollars to those affected.
Concerns have already been raised that the new vaccine has not been sufficiently tested and that the effects, especially on children, are unknown.
It is being developed by pharmaceutical companies and will be given to about 13million people during the first wave of immunisation, expected to start in October.
Top priority will be given to everyone aged six months to 65 with an underlying health problem, pregnant women and health professionals.
The British Neurological Surveillance Unit (BNSU), part of the British Association of Neurologists, has been asked to monitor closely any cases of GBS as the vaccine is rolled out.
One senior neurologist said last night: ‘I would not have the swine
flu jab because of the GBS risk.’

There are concerns that there could be a repeat of what became known as the ‘1976 debacle’ in the US, where a swine flu vaccine killed 25 people – more than the virus itself.
A mass vaccination was given the go-ahead by President Gerald Ford because scientists believed that the swine flu strain was similar to the one responsible for the 1918-19 pandemic, which killed half a million Americans and 20million people worldwide.

The swine flu vaccine being offered to children has not been tested on infants
Within days, symptoms of GBS were reported among those who had been immunised and 25 people died from respiratory failure after severe paralysis. One in 80,000 people came down with the condition. In contrast, just one person died of swine flu.
More than 40million Americans had received the vaccine by the time the programme was stopped after ten weeks. The US Government paid out millions of dollars in compensation to those affected.
The swine flu virus in the new vaccine is a slightly different strain from the 1976 virus, but the possibility of an increased incidence of GBS remains a concern.
Shadow health spokesman Mike Penning said last night: ‘The last thing we want is secret letters handed around experts within the NHS. We need a vaccine but we also need to know about potential risks.
‘Our job is to make sure that the public knows what’s going on. Why
is the Government not being open about this? It’s also very worrying if GPs, who will be administering the vaccine, aren’t being warned.’

Two letters were posted together to neurologists advising them of the concerns. The first, dated July 29, was written by Professor Elizabeth Miller, head of the HPA’s Immunisation Department.
It says: ‘The vaccines used to combat an expected swine influenza pandemic in 1976 were shown to be associated with GBS and were withdrawn from use.
‘GBS has been identified as a condition needing enhanced surveillance when the swine flu vaccines are rolled out.
‘Reporting every case of GBS irrespective of vaccination or disease history is essential for conducting robust epidemiological analyses capable of identifying whether there is an increased risk of GBS in defined time periods after vaccination, or after influenza itself, compared with the background risk.’

The second letter, dated July 27, is from the Association of British Neurologists and is written by Dr Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, chair of its surveillance unit, and Professor Patrick Chinnery, chair of its clinical research committee.

Halted: The 1976 US swine flu campaign
It says: ‘Traditionally, the BNSU has monitored rare diseases for long periods of time. However, the swine influenza (H1N1) pandemic has overtaken us and we need every member’s involvement with a new BNSU survey of Guillain-Barre Syndrome that will start on August 1 and run for approximately nine months.
‘Following the 1976 programme of vaccination against swine influenza in the US, a retrospective study found a possible eight-fold increase in the incidence of GBS.
‘Active prospective ascertainment of every case of GBS in the UK is required. Please tell BNSU about every case.
‘You will have seen Press coverage describing the Government’s concern about releasing a vaccine of unknown safety.’

If there are signs of a rise in GBS after the vaccination programme begins, the Government could decide to halt it.
GBS attacks the lining of the nerves, leaving them unable to transmit signals to muscles effectively.
It can cause partial paralysis and mostly affects the hands and feet. In serious cases, patients need to be kept on a ventilator, but it can be fatal.
Death is caused by paralysis of the respiratory system, causing the victim to suffocate.
It is not known exactly what causes GBS and research on the subject has been inconclusive.
However, it is thought that one in a million people who have a seasonal flu vaccination could be at risk and it has also been linked to people recovering from a bout of flu of any sort.
The HPA said it was part of the Government’s pandemic plan to monitor GBS cases in the event of a mass vaccination campaign, regardless of the strain of flu involved.
But vaccine experts warned that the letters proved the programme was a ‘guinea-pig trial’.
Dr Tom Jefferson, co-ordinator of the vaccines section of the influential Cochrane Collaboration, an independent group that reviews research, said: ‘New vaccines never behave in the way you expect them to. It may be that there is a link to GBS, which is certainly not something I would wish on anybody.
‘But it could end up being anything because one of the additives in one of the vaccines is a substance called squalene, and none of the studies we’ve extracted have any research on it at all.’

He said squalene, a naturally occurring enzyme, could potentially cause so-far-undiscovered side effects.
Jackie Fletcher, founder of vaccine support group Jabs, said: ‘The Government would not be anticipating this if they didn’t think there was a connection. What we’ve got is a massive guinea-pig trial.’

Professor Chinnery said: ‘During the last swine flu pandemic, it was observed that there was an increased frequency of cases of GBS. No one knows whether it was the virus or the vaccine that caused this.
‘The purpose of the survey is for us to assess rapidly whether there is an increase in the frequency of GBS when the vaccine is released in the UK. It also increases consultants’ awareness of the condition.

Panic over? The number of swine flu cases has fallen sharply in the past few weeks
‘This is a belt-and-braces approach to safety and is not something people should be substantially worried about as it’s a rare condition.’

If neurologists do identify a case of GBS, it will be logged on a central database.
Details about patients, including blood samples, will be collected and monitored by the HPA.
It is hoped this will help scientists establish why some people develop the condition and whether it is directly related to the vaccine.
But some question why there needs to be a vaccine, given the risks. Dr Richard Halvorsen, author of The Truth About Vaccines, said: ‘For people with serious underlying health problems, the risk of dying from swine flu is probably greater than the risk of side effects from the vaccine.
‘But it would be tragic if we repeated the US example and ended up with more casualties from the jabs.
‘I applaud the Government for recognising the risk but in most cases this is a mild virus which needs a few days in bed. I’d question why we need a vaccine at all.’

Professor Miller at the HPA said: ‘This monitoring system activates pandemic plans that have been in place for a number of years. We’ll be able to get information on whether a patient has had a prior influenza illness and will look at whether influenza itself is linked to GBS.
‘We are not expecting a link to the vaccine but a link to disease, which would make having the vaccine even more important.’

The UK’s medicines watchdog, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, is already monitoring reported side effects from Tamiflu and Relenza and it is set to extend that surveillance to the vaccine.
A Department of Health spokesperson said: ‘The European Medicines Agency has strict processes in place for licensing pandemic vaccines.
‘In preparing for a pandemic, appropriate trials to assess safety and the immune responses have been carried out on vaccines very similar to the swine flu vaccine. The vaccines have been shown to have a good safety profile.
‘It is extremely irresponsible to suggest that the UK would use a vaccine without careful consideration of safety issues. The UK has one of the most successful immunisation programmes in the world.’
I COULDN''T EAT OR SPEAK... IT WAS HORRENDOUS

Victim: Hilary Wilkinson spent three months in hospital after she was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome
When Hilary Wilkinson woke up with muscle weakness in her left arm and difficulty breathing, doctors initially put it down to a stroke.
But within hours, she was on a ventilator in intensive care after being diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
She spent three months in hospital and had to learn how to talk and walk again. But at times, when she was being fed through a drip and needed a tracheotomy just to breathe, she doubted whether she would survive.
The mother of two, 57, from Maryport, Cumbria, had been in good health until she developed a chest infection in March 2006. She gradually became so weak she could not walk downstairs.
Doctors did not diagnose Guillain-Barre until her condition worsened in hospital and tests showed her reflexes slowing down. It is impossible for doctors to know how she contracted the disorder, although it is thought to be linked to some infections.
Mrs Wilkinson said: ‘It was very scary. I couldn’t eat and I couldn’t speak. My arms and feet had no strength and breathing was hard.
I was treated with immunoglobulin, which are proteins found in blood, to stop damage to my nerves. After ten days, I still couldn’t speak and had to mime to nurses or my family.
‘It was absolutely horrendous and I had no idea whether I would get through it. You reach very dark moments at such times and wonder how long it can last.
But I’m a very determined person and I had lots of support.’

After three weeks, she was transferred to a neurological ward, where she had an MRI scan and nerve tests to assess the extent of the damage.
Still unable to speak and in a wheelchair, Mrs Wilkinson eventually began gruelling physiotherapy to improve her muscle strength and movement but it was exhausting and painful.
Three years later, she is almost fully recovered. She can now walk for several miles at a time, has been abroad and carries out voluntary work for a GBS Support Group helpline.
She said: ‘It makes me feel wary that the Government is rolling out this vaccine without any clear idea of the GBS risk, if any. I wouldn’t wish it on anyone and it certainly changed my life.
‘I’m frightened to have the swine flu vaccine if this might happen again – it’s a frightening illness and I think more research needs to be done on the effect of the vaccine.’

Hotline staff given access to confidential records

Confidential NHS staff records and disciplinary complaints could be accessed by hundreds of workers manning the Government’s special swine flu hotline.
They were able to browse through a database of emails containing doctors’ and nurses’ National Insurance numbers, home addresses, dates of birth, mobile phone numbers and scanned passport pages – all details that could be used fraudulently.
And private and confidential complaints sent by hospitals about temporary medical staff – some of whom were named – were also made available to the call-centre workers, who were given a special password to log in to an internal NHS website.
It could be a breach of the Data Protection Act.
The hotline staff work for NHS Professionals, which was set up using taxpayers’ money to employ temporary medical and administrative staff for the health service.
The not-for-profit company runs two of the Government’s swine flu call centres – with 300 staff in Farnborough, Hampshire, and 900 in Watford, Hertfordshire.
Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley described the revelations as ‘disturbing’.
Anne Mitchell, a spokeswoman for Unison, said: ‘There’s no excuse for such a fundamental breach of personal security. Action needs to be taken as soon as possible to make sure this does not happen again.’

A spokeswoman for NHS Professionals would not confirm whether access to the confidential files had been granted.
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if you have been watching the international news, then you know that the H1N1 is a huge deal, some of the projections are that millions will die.

If reading is at all comparable to watching the international news I am absolutely convinced that you can't think for yourself. If the news says it is so, you meet people who had it and said it was no big deal, and you still believe the news...

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