Swine flu suspects 'left in A&E'

  peter99co 21:29 30 Apr 09

If this is how we are to be treated then there is no hope for us.

click here

This couple must have infected a couple of dozen others without their knowledge.

  dan11 21:48 30 Apr 09

If swine flu IS the scourge they say it is.

If vast numbers contract it and it mutates.

If the human race is all but wiped out.

There will be a new meaning of * being sent to Coventry*

Well done NHS Direct.

  rdave13 21:49 30 Apr 09

Thing is the staff at the hospital are working as hard as humanly possible. That's my experience of hospitals. In the link you provide '.... collect their antiviral drugs from a busy pharmacy.'
Yes there's hope for us, don't be so dramatic for heaven's sake.

  peter99co 22:26 30 Apr 09

Tamiflu supplies had run out in Nuneaton. Mr Cook said the hospital told them to drive to a chemist in Coventry to buy some, but they were only able to purchase one dose, when they needed two.

  peter99co 22:35 30 Apr 09

Play the video and hear the FULL story. I hope while I am on my travels I do not meet people searching for supplies.

  rdave13 23:24 30 Apr 09

Err.. the mask did it for me. She really looked mysterious...hmmmm. I love mysterious women.

  laurie53 07:07 01 May 09

I must admit I wouldn't even think of contacting NHS 24 with flu, swine or otherwise.

Paracetamol/aspirin, go to bed, keep warm, plenty of fluids.

  namtas 08:04 01 May 09


err, the information that we are getting is that this is a tad more serious than normal flu.

  red1977 08:16 01 May 09

so far most of those with the "flu" seem to be responding well to treatment so again it seems like another well coordinated media campaign.

  laurie53 08:40 01 May 09

Don't think so.

Normal flu is totally debilitating, and sometimes fatal to the very young and very old.

This one is thought to attack mainly younger (30/40 year olds) people and most people recover.

  Bingalau 09:07 01 May 09

Does that mean that us older folk, nearly 80, may not be susceptible to swine flu?

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