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The Daily Refrain on swine flu

Written By: - Date published: 7:45 am, July 11th, 2009 - 1 comment

Sometimes writing is hard. Especially when one is hungover for the third morning in a row. Thank God for Youtube.  This one goes out to all our readers who are, or will be, addled by swine flu. Honestly, if you aren’t watching The Daily Refrain, you’re wasting your life.

Treasury on swine flu

Written By: - Date published: 12:07 pm, June 22nd, 2009 - 13 comments

Here’s the key part of Treasury’s report on the impact of swine flu, released on Friday: Typically Treasury, it’s more interested in GDP than anything (not to say the effects on the economy won’t be big – it should extend the recession by another two quarters). I’m more concerned about 0.08% population mortality rate, which […]

Swine flu information pack

Written By: - Date published: 9:40 am, June 17th, 2009 - 18 comments

It’s appalling that if you go to the Ministry of Health or Beehive websites there is nothing easy to find about how we as individuals should be reacting to the swine flu pandemic (plenty of info on the Jobs[sic] Summit though). All the experts say exponential spread is now inevitable. The government should be making […]

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