After one of our members came down with the flu, was in intensive care for 10 days, we became very aware of how easily it is passed, especially to our elderly members. Which brought about these thoughts.
1) You are 70% Less likely to get the flu (or pass it) if you wash your hands properly.
Contributed by Roger Nelmes on Jan 29, 2008
1918-1919, a fifth of the worlds population was infected with influenza. This pandemic killed 675K Americans, 10 times more than died in WWI (over 20M worldwide).
Malaria now infects some 300 million people each year, killing at least 2 million children and adults. Two children die of malaria
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
The dictionary defines a pestilence as a widespread and often fatal infectious disease.
In 1995 the World Health Organization said, “the world is ripe for super plagues of apocalyptic proportions.” In 1996, Dr. Hiroshi Nakajima, the Director of the World Health Organization said, “We are standing
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 15, 2003
BUILDING ETERNALLY, NOT ETERNITY
Sarah Winchester’s husband had acquired a fortune by manufacturing and selling rifles. After he died of influenza in 1918, she moved to San Jose, California.
Sarah was convinced that the dead souls of the many Indians who lost their lives because of Winchester
Contributed by Lyn King on Jun 15, 2002
I awoke in the night to find my husband, Marty, gently rocking our baby son, Noah. I stood for a moment in the doorway, watching this amazing man with whom I was so blessed to share my life, lovingly stroke Noah’s fat pink cheeks in an effort to comfort him. I felt in
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 11, 2007
Illustration: My Son Died, Don’t You Care
An Unknown author wrote this story:
The day is over, you are driving home. You tune in your radio. You hear a little blurb about a little village in India where some villagers have died suddenly, strangely, of a flu that has never been seen